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.

Bowenrigges

Field in the Parish of Brougham

Historical Forms

  • Bowenrigges 1584 Brm
  • Bowansrege 1592 Brm
  • Bowneriggs 1676 BrmUC

Etymology

Bowenrigges 1584(Bowansrege 1592, Bowneriggs 1676, v. baun'bean', hrycg)