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.

Redland Bridge

Early-attested site in the Parish of Steeple Claydon

Historical Forms

  • la Redeland 1320 Ch


'Reed' or 'red land' v. hreod read , land . It is perhaps worthy of note that in BCS 883 there is reference to a 'red slough' (readan slo ) not more than two or three miles away.

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Major Settlement