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.

High and Low Scales

Early-attested site in the Parish of Bromfield

Historical Forms

  • Scales 1353 Pat
  • Broomefielde skailes 1578 Cocker
  • High and Low Scales 1794 H


'Shielings,' v. skáli .