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Early-attested site in the Parish of Bisley

Historical Forms

  • Stonebruge 1327 SR 1449 MinAcct
  • Stonebrigge 1494 ib
  • Stanbrygge 1546 FF


Stonebridge (lost), Stonebruge 1327 SR (p), 1449MinAcct , Stonebrigge 1494 ib, Stanbrygge 1546FF . 'Stone-built bridge', v. stān , brycg .Its location in the parish has not been determined; it is possibly simply a variant of Stean Bridge (prec.), where ME  sten - was regarded as from stǣnen 'made of stone' and so could be replaced by stān , stone .