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.

Bracken Hill

Field in the Parish of Brackenborough

Historical Forms

  • 1760 Heneage 1796 Heneage 1798 Heneage
  • Braken hill 1698 LindDep
  • Brakenhill Close 1700 LindDep

Etymology

Bracken Hill 1760, 1796, 1798(Braken hill 1698, Brakenhill Close 1700,v. brakni, hyll and cf. Brackenborough supra)

Places in the same Parish