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.

Bismore Bridge

Early-attested site in the Parish of Bisley

Historical Forms

  • Bismore 1609 AOMB394


Bismore Bridge, Bismore 1609AOMB 394. 'Bisa's marshy ground', v. mōr . The pers.n. is doubtless that of the OE  Bisa who gave his name to Bisley (supra ).