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.

Peatmosshaw head

Field in the Parish of Brougham

Historical Forms

  • Peatmosshaw head 1651 BdyR

Etymology

Peatmosshaw head 1651('peat bog copse', v. pete, mos, sceaga)