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.

Northbrook, Southbrook

Early-attested site in the Parish of Funtington

Historical Forms

  • Nortbrok, Sotbrok 1273 MinAcct


Northbrook, Southbrook (6″) are Nortbrok , Sotbrok 1273MinAcct . They are on a stream but brok may well have the Sussex sense of 'water-meadow' rather than' stream.' v. broc .