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.

Broadbent Gate, Broadbent Moors

Other OS name in the Parish of Thorne

Historical Forms

  • Broadbentgate Moors 1841 TA


, Broadbentgate Moors 1841TA , ' broad patch of bent ' , v. brād , beonet , gata , mōr ; alternatively the first theme is the common local Yorkshire surname Broadbent of similar origin .