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.

Derwent Bridge

Early-attested site in the Parish of Papcastle

Historical Forms

  • pons de Cokermuth super Derwent early14th StMaryY
  • Derwentbrigg 1358 Pap
  • pons de Derwent iuxta Cokirmouth 1366 Carliol
  • Darwent bridge 1578 Cocker
  • Darwen bridge 1693 PR(Bridekirk)

Etymology

v. Derwent R. supra 11.

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name

Major Settlement