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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.

Largest Cl by Brook

Field in the Parish of Oadby

Historical Forms

  • 1806 Map c.1830 Terrier
  • the Brook 1708 Terrier

Etymology

Largest Cl by Brook (v. largest) (v. lǣst) c. 1830 (the Brooke 1635, 1638, 1661, 1697, 1722, the Brook 1708, v. brōc)