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.


Major Settlement in the Parish of Brockhall

Historical Forms

  • Brocole 1086 DB
  • Brochole, Brockhole 1220,1242 Fees
  • Brockehole 12th Survey
  • Brockhole 1316 FA
  • Brokhold 1494 Ipm
  • Brockhall 1567 FF


'Badger hole,' v. brocc-hol.

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site