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.

the Broad water

Field in the Parish of Rearsby

Historical Forms

  • the Broad water 1601 Terrier 1612 Terrier 1625 Terrier
  • the great water 1648 Terrier


the Broad water 1601, 1612, 1625 (presum. later called the great water 1648, v. brād, wæter)