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 Quinton

Historical Forms

  • Rodbroc, Rodbrok(e) 1260 FF 1292 Ipm 1419 IpmR
  • Radbrocke 1574 ADv
  • Meene Radbrooke 1649 ParlSurv


Radbrook, Rodbroc , Rodbrok (e )1260FF , 1292 Ipmet freq to 1419 IpmR, Radbrocke 1574 AD v, Meene Radbrooke 1649 ParlSurv.'Stream where reeds grew', v. hrēod , brōc . On the forms cf. Phonol. §§ 21, 26. Meene is from (ge)mǣne 'common' or Meon Hill (prec.).

Places in the same Parish