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.

Pin Bridge

Early-attested site in the Parish of Folke

Historical Forms

  • Pin Bridge 1791 Boswell
  • Pynkbrigge 1464 Digby
  • Pingebridge 1569–74 Map


Pin Bridge (ST 676127), Pin Bridge 1791 Boswell, Pynkebrigge 1332, Pynkbrugge 1428Salis , Pynkbrigge 1464Digby , Pingebridge 1569–74Map , cf. Pin Bridge Md , Pin Bridge Plots 1842TA , v. brycg , first el. probably pinc 'a minnow'.