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 Sidmouth

Historical Forms

  • Ulebrok 1244 Ass
  • Ullebrocke 1272 Oliver
  • Ullebrok 1324 Ass 1350 Ipm


The ME  forms with ll favour a pers. name Ulla rather than OE  ūle , 'owl,' cf. Ullan crypel BCS 624.

Places in the same Parish

Major Settlement