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‘Catsbrain’ and ‘Breakheart’: The fascinating history of field names

‘Catsbrain’ and ‘Breakheart’: The fascinating history of field names

If you have ever spent time looking at the history of your town or village, or even used a map to go for a country walk you may have come across intriguing or unusual field names. But had you ever thought about what these names might tell you about the history of the field and its use over the centuries?
Field names can provide a link between the modern population and its predecessors; a bridge between history and place.

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