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.

le ebbree

Field in the Parish of Happisburgh

Historical Forms

  • le ebbree 13 Wymondham
  • Titeg ' juxta Hebrei 13 Wymondham
  • iuxta Viemere 13 Wymondham
  • Ebred 1652 Ct
  • Evred 1657 Ct


le ebbree 13 Wymondham, Titeg' juxta Hebrei, iuxta Viemere 13 ib, Ebred 1652 Ct Lessingham, Evred 1657 ib(thereason for the reference to'Hebrew' is not known; Titeg' looks like *tige'goat'plus tēag'close', v. Field 1993: 24)