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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of Keswick

Historical Forms

  • Brigholm c.1240,1246 Fountains
  • the Bridge holme 1541 NB
  • Briggholme 1568 PR(Crosth)


Cf. Brigham yate 1602Derwent .'holmrby the bridge.'