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.

Broomford Manor

Early-attested site in the Parish of Jacobstowe

Historical Forms

  • Branford' 1242 Fees781
  • Bronford 1333 SR
  • Brom(p)ford(e) 1408 Ass 1409 IpmR
  • Brampford 1428 FA


The first element may be either brame or brom . mf in some forms becomes nf by dissimilation, cf. Brendon supra 58.

Places in the same Parish

Major Settlement