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.

Brockhurst Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Lurgashall

Historical Forms

  • Brokehurst 1279 Ass
  • Hye Brokhurst 1480 Banco


Brockhurst Fm was the home of Richard de Brokehurst (1279Ass ) and is called Hye Brokhurst in 1480 (Banco ). As there is a stream here the first element is perhaps 'brook' rather than 'brock' (badger).