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.

Brunes heuedland

Field in the Parish of Glentworth

Historical Forms

  • Brunes heuedland Hy3 Newh
  • Bruneshedland Hy3 Newh

Etymology

Brunes heuedland, Bruneshedland Hy3(Ed1)(the first el. is either the OE  pers.n. Brūn or the corresponding Scand  pers.n. Brúnn,with hēafod-land'the head of a strip of land left for turning the plough')