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

  • Thornebancke 1657 Comm
  • Thornholme 1327 Ipm
  • Thornehowse 1523 SheriffAcct
  • Thornelaund 1523 SheriffAcct


Thornebancke 1657, Thornholme 1327 Ipm, Thornehowse 1523, Thornelaund 1523(v. þorn'thorn', banke, holmr, hūs, launde)