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.

Babels Bridge

Early-attested site in the Parish of Kenton

Historical Forms

  • Baplesbridge 1577 Deed
  • Bayles Bridge 1611 Recov
  • Beapford Bridge 1650 Deed
  • Babl 1650 Deed


Baplesbridge 1577Deed , Bayles Bridge 1611Recov , Beapford Bridge 1650Deed and is probably to be associated with the family of Peter and William Babl (1650Deed ).