English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

A county-by-county guide to the linguistic origins of England’s place-names – a project of the English Place-Name Society, founded 1923.

Brackenhill Tower

Early-attested site in the Parish of Arthuret

Historical Forms

  • Bracanhill 1276 Ipm
  • Brakenhulle 1282 ib
  • Brakanhill 1292 Ass
  • The Brakenhill t.Hy8 DuLa
  • Breckonhill t.Ed6 NB
  • Brackenhill 1777 ib


'Bracken hill,' v. braken .