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.

on brandes hricg

Field in the Parish of Shaftesbury

Historical Forms

  • on brandes hricg 958 ShaftR
  • andlang hrichtes 958 ShaftR

Etymology

on brandes hricg,andlang hrichtes 958(15)(v. hrycg'ridge'; brand may be a late spelling foran OE  pers.n. Brant found in many p.ns., v. Ekwall DEPN s.nn.Brandeston Sf, Branston Lei)