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Survey of English Place-Names

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Early-attested site in the Parish of Windermere

Historical Forms

  • (le) Bradewod(e) 1347 1350 Cl 1352
  • Bradwode 1356 Furn


Bradwood (lost), (le ) Bradewod (e )1347 Cl, Pat, 1350 Cl, 1352MinAcct , Misc, Bradwode 1356 Furn. 'The broad wood', v. brād , wudu . It was described as a wood 'in the island of Windermere' (1347 Cl), that is on Belle Isle.

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name