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.

Briscombe Md

Field in the Parish of Radipole

Historical Forms

  • 1840 TA

Etymology

†Briscombe Md(perhaps(ge)byrst1, -brist'a landslip' or brēosa, brīosa'agadfly', with cumb)