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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of East Harlsey

Historical Forms

  • Brunneclive 1333 Riev


v. clif . The first element is probably brunnr , 'spring.'A stream rises just by Bruntcliffe, hence 'cliff by the stream.'

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Major Settlement