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.

Red Brook

Early-attested site in the Parish of Whitchurch

Historical Forms

  • Le Redebrok 1317 Pat

Etymology

Red Brook, Le Redebrok 1317 Pat (“stream called Red Brook which is the division between co. Salop and the Welshery”). There is a small settlement called Redbrook across the county boundary in Iscoyd Fli.

Places in the same Parish

Other OS name

Early-attested site