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.

Bromsden Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Bix

Historical Forms

  • Brunesdon 1237 FF
  • Brounesdone 1313 Ch
  • Bronesdoun 1390 Cl
  • Brounesdoun 1393,5 Cl
  • Brumsden 1797 Davis


Bromsden Fm is Brunesdon 1237 FF, Brounesdone 1313 Ch, Bronesdoun 1390 Cl, Brounesdoun 1393, 5 Cl, Brumsden 1797 Davis. 'Brūn 's hill,' v. dūn . The -den forms are due to lack of stress in the second element of the compound.