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.

the Paythe foyte

Field in the Parish of Brougham

Historical Forms

  • the Paythe foyte 1523 SheriffAcct
  • - heyd 1565 Brm

Etymology

the Paythe foyte, -heyd 1565(v. pæð, fōt, hēafod)