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.

Deppers Bridge

Early-attested site in the Parish of Ladbroke

Historical Forms

  • pont. de Defford 1285 Ass
  • Defford brugge 1374 Rental


Deppers Bridge is pont. de Defford 1285Ass , Defford brugge 1374Rental , Defords berdge , Defords heech c. 1600, Deffers bridge 1603, Dephfords bridge 1765 Ladbroke. Probably 'deep ford,' v. deop , with assimilation of pf to ff . For heech v. infra 335. For berdge v. Introd. xxvi.

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name

Major Settlement