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.

Breach

Field in the Parish of Eynsham

Historical Forms

  • Breach 1650 Chambers
  • Brech 1389 Chambers

Etymology

Breach(Brech 1389 Chambers, v. breche)