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.

le Sawcery

Field in the Parish of Brougham

Historical Forms

  • le Sawcery 1523 SheriffAcct

Etymology

le Sawcery(e.ModE  sawcery,OFr  sauserie'sauce-making room', probably a plot of land for the use ofsuch a place)