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.

Merethornacr '

Field in the Parish of Brougham

Historical Forms

  • Merethornacr ' Hy5 Brm

Etymology

Merethornacr' Hy 5('boundary thorn', v.(ge)mǣre, þorn, æcer)