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.

Bremlyforlong

Field in the Parish of Winfrith Newburgh

Historical Forms

  • Bremlyforlong 1393 Ct
  • Bromliforlong 1393 Ct
  • Bromylfurlong 1452 Weld
  • Bremyfurlong 1461 Rent
  • le Bremylfurlong 1461 Rent

Etymology

Bremlyforlong, Bromliforlong 1393, Bromylfurlong 1452, Bremyfurlong, le Bremylfurlong 1461(probably'brambly furlong', from brēmel, -ig3, and furlang, influenced by brōm'broom', cf. Bromylcroft infra)