Early-attested site in the Parish of Tupton
- Ankerbould 1657 ParRegNorthWingfield
- Ankerbold 1687 Portland
- Braylesford juxta Tupton 1356 WollCh
- little Breillesford 1532 Woll
Ankerbold, Ankerbould 1657 ParReg North Wingfield, Ankerbold 1687Portland , 'hermit's dwelling', v. ancra , boðl . It is earlier Braylesford juxta Tupton 1356WollCh , little Breillesford 1532Woll , named from the de Braylesford family, which held land there (1356WollCh ). The modern name may well be simply an antiquarian invention.