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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of Devizes

Historical Forms

  • Suthbrome 1227 SarumCh
  • Suthbrun (sic) 1227 Ch
  • Suthbro 1229 Cl
  • Suthbrum prope villam Divisarum 1231 Pat
  • Suthbrom 1289 Ass 1308 BM
  • Suthbrom juxta Kanyngges Epi 1302 Ass


Southbroom Ho (6″) is Suthbrome 1227 SarumCh, Suthbrun (sic)1227 Ch, Suthbro 1229 Cl, Suthbrum prope villam Divisarum 1231 Pat, Suthbrom 1289Ass , 1308 BM, Suthbrom juxta Kanyngges Epi 1302Ass . '(Place of) broom,' cf. Broom Manor infra 277.Probably the southern part of some broom-grown tract.

Places in the same Parish