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.

Frome Bridge

Early-attested site in the Parish of Frampton on Severn

Historical Forms

  • Frombrugge 12 Glouc
  • pontem de Frompbrigg' pontes …Frombrigges 1378 Works
  • Froom(e) Bridge 1675 Ogilby 1779 Rudder


Frome Bridge, Frombrugge 12 Glouc, pontem de Frompbrigg ' pontesFrombrigges 1378 Works, Froom (e ) Bridge 1675 Ogilby, 1779 Rudder, v. R. Frome (1) (i, 7supra ), brycg . Froome is the normal development of OE  Frōm .