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Survey of English Place-Names

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Bronscombe Flg

Field in the Parish of Charminster

Historical Forms

  • 1837 TA
  • Bronhamp m14 Ilch
  • a med ' y callyd ' Borneham 1493 Ilch

Etymology

Bronscombe Flg(perhaps to beassociated with Bronhamp m14, a med' y callyd' Borneham 1493, which maybe from brūn'dark-coloured' and hamm)