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.

Broom Olland

Field in the Parish of Ormesby St Margaret with Scratby and Ormesby St Michael

Historical Forms

  • 1838 TA


Broom Olland(dial. oldland'arable land left unused', v. brōm and ald;'ground that has lain untilled along time and is now ploughed up' EDD s.v.,'arable land which has been laiddown in grass more than two years' Forby s.v.)