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.

Myer Bridge

Early-attested site in the Parish of Napton on the Hill

Historical Forms

  • le Myrebrigge 1336 Coventry
  • Meerbridge 1850 White


Myer Bridge (6″) is le Myrebrigge 1336Coventry , Meerbridge 1850 White. A late compound of mire , 'swamp' (v. myrr ).