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 Brixton


In post-Conquest times Sprydel is found in Devon as a surname (cf. Spriddlescombe infra 280), so that it is clear we have a pers. name here, but its origin is obscure.