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.

Drawbridge Fm

Other OS name in the Parish of Lapworth

Historical Forms

  • Millbourne Farm (ib.)
  • Ponke land (ib.)


( 6 ″ ) was earlier Millbourne Farm (ib.) from the family of Milborn , first found in the parish in 1712 (ib.) . In 1349 it was known as Ponke land (ib.) , probably a scribal error for Pouke land , ' goblin land . '