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.

Bown - wray

Field in the Parish of Cliburn

Historical Forms

  • 1704 Terr
  • Bounwra 1366 Clib

Etymology

Bown-wray(Bounwra 1366,'bean nook of land', v. baun, vrá)