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.

First Brass Piece

Field in the Parish of Ullesthorpe

Historical Forms

  • 1843 TA


First Brass Piece (sic) (v. pece; either with a transmission error for grass (v. græs) or with a reduced brēost, alluding to a piece of land rounded and swelling like a breast)