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.

Brown Hill

Other OS name in the Parish of Kirkburton

Historical Forms

  • Brounhull' 1392 MinAcct


, 1771 M , Brounhull '1392MinAcct 88(p) , from OE  brūn ' brown ' or ON  brún ' brow, moor ' , hyll , cf. Brown Hill 234supra .

Places in the same Parish

Other OS name

Early-attested site