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Survey of English Place-Names

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Brixfield Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Tysoe, Upper, Middle and Lower

Historical Forms

  • Brekyshulle c.1325 Magdalen
  • Bryxhyll 1510 Compton
  • Brikyshill 1540 LRMB
  • Brixhill 1558,1606 Recov
  • Bricks Hill c.1830 O.S.


Brixfield Fm (6″) is Brekyshulle c. 1325Magdalen , Bryxhyll 1510Compton , Brikyshill 1540LRMB , Brixhill 1558, 1606Recov , Bricks Hill c. 1830 O.S. The alteration of hill to field is clearly a quite recent corruption. The forms are too late for any interpretation of the first element to be possible.

Places in the same Parish