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.

Brakenholm

Field in the Parish of Gunthorpe

Historical Forms

  • Brakenholm 13 Walsing
  • Estker 1333 SR

Etymology

Brakenholm 13 Walsing(ME  braken, of Scand origin and holmr, holmi);(Rich. de) Estker 1333 SR(v. ēast and kjarr)