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.

Rod Bridge

Early-attested site in the Parish of Foxearth

Historical Forms

  • Rad(e)brygge, Rad(e)brigge, Rad(e)bregg(e), Rad(e)bridge 1307 Cunningham 1356 Ct 1548 EAvii
  • Rad(e)bridgestret 1374 MinAcct
  • Ratbregg 1404 ib


Rod Bridge is Rad (e )brygge , Rad (e )brigge , Rad (e )bregg (e ), Rad (e )bridge 1307 Cunningham, 1356Ct , 1548 EA vii, Rad (e )bridgestret 1374MinAcct , Ratbregg 1404 ib. Perhaps 'red bridge.'

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name

Major Settlement