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Survey of English Place-Names

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Early-attested site in the Parish of Bradford

Historical Forms

  • Lachebroc 1086 DB(Exon)
  • Lochebroc
  • Lachebrok 1346 FA
  • Lachebrok Mulys 1444 IpmR
  • Lec(c)hebrok 1238 Ass 1303,1316,1428 FA 1378 IpmR


'Sluggish stream,' v. lache , broc . This was probably the nameless stream just south of the farm. Cf. Lashbrook (PN O 143). John de Molis held the manor in 1242, John de Mules in 1284.