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.

Brookesby Close hedge

Field in the Parish of Rearsby

Historical Forms

  • Brookesby Close hedge 1625 Terrier 1675 Terrier
  • Bruxbie hedge 1601 Terrier
  • Brookesby hedge corner 1648 Terrier
  • Broxby mere 1467×84 LTD


Brookesby Close hedge 1625, 1675, Bruxbie hedge 1601 (v. hecg; a parish boundary marker), Brookesby hedge corner 1648 (v. corner), Broxby mere 1467 × 84 (v. (ge) mǣre) (Brooksby adjoins to the north - east)