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.


Field in the Parish of Brougham

Historical Forms

  • Castellholme 1523 SheriffAcct
  • Castleholme 1567 Lowth
  • le Castell orchard 1380 Pat
  • le Castelwath 1380 Pat


Castellholme(Castleholme 1567), le Castell orchard, le Castelwath 1380 Pat(all namedfrom Brougham Castle supra, v. holmr, orceard, vað'ford')