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.

Brig Stones

Early-attested site in the Parish of Lowside Quarter

Historical Forms

  • Brighestaynes, Bruggestaynes c.1260 StB


Brig Stones is by the sea, and Brig here represents ON  bryggja , 'jetty, quay.' The second element is steinn .

Places in the same Parish