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.


Field in the Parish of Hemsby

Historical Forms

  • Prykyllysmedwe 1422 FB
  • prykyllesmedue 1422 FB


Prykyllysmedwe, prykyllesmedue 1422 ib(OE  pricel, pricels'prickle' and mǣd,obl. mǣdwe; cf. Prykelmedue in Martham)