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.

Delph Bridge

Early-attested site in the Parish of Soham

Historical Forms

  • le Delfbregge 1397 Ct
  • Delphbridge 1604 Atkyns
  • Dull Bridge 1675 Ogilby


Delph Bridge is le Delfbregge 1397Ct , Delphbridge 1604Atkyns , Dull Bridge 1675 Ogilby. 'The bridge over the Delf ,' now the Crooked Drain infra 209.