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.

Whinny field

Field in the Parish of Brougham

Historical Forms

  • 1839 TA

Etymology

Whinny field(cf. the Whinny close 1669, v. hvin'gorse')