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Survey of English Place-Names

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Field in the Parish of Windermere

Historical Forms

  • Bryggrys 1452 MinAcct
  • Briggres 1530 MinAcct


Bryggrys 1452, Briggres 1530(v. brycg, hrīs'brush-wood', possiblyto be associated with the frequent p.n. Risebridge as in Rise Brigg Syke,ii, 73 infra(cf. also i, 208), probably an inversion compound)

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name