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.

Briggill

Field in the Parish of Brougham

Historical Forms

  • Briggill 1651 BdyR
  • Brighill 1684 BdyR

Etymology

Briggill 1651(Brighill 1684, v. brycg, hyll, perhaps identicalwith Brighill-flatt ii, 137 infra)