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.

Breecheleise

Field in the Parish of Mercaston

Historical Forms

  • Breecheleise 1557 Bemrose
  • Breech Leyes 1634 Cal

Etymology

Breecheleise 1557 Bemrose, Breech Leyes 1634(v. brēc, lǣs)

Places in the same Parish

Major Settlement