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.

Kingsbridge (Fm)

Early-attested site in the Parish of Steeple Claydon

Historical Forms

  • Kyngebruge Hale 1320 Ch
  • Kyngesbrugge 1340 NI


Self-explanatory. The name may go back a long way as the manor of Steeple Claydon was held direct of the king (TRW).

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Major Settlement