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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of Rowington


Broxtonfield (lost) is Brocsturnefeld t. Ed 1, Brockesthurneveld 1295, Broxtonfeld 1413, 1502, Broxtonfield 1848 RowRec. This must be OE  brocces þyrne , 'badger's thorn-clump,' v. þyrn , feld .