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 Bere Ferrers

Historical Forms

  • at Brande 1524 SR
  • of Bronder 1525 SR


This must contain OE  brand , 'burning, used in the sense 'place where burning has taken place.' For final er , v. Introd. xxxvi.

Places in the same Parish