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 Sandford

Historical Forms

  • bromleage 930 Crawf
  • Bremlegh 1333 SR


'Broom clearing,' v. leah , with later common confusion of brom and bremel .