English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

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Field in the Parish of Cliburn

Historical Forms

  • Britscoghenges 1366 Clib
  • Brotestegh 1366 Clib


Britscoghenges, Brotestegh(sic for Bretescogh)(v. skógr'wood', eng, the first el. is probably ON  Bretar, here'CumbrianBritons')