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.

Long Bridge

Early-attested site in the Parish of Hamfallow

Historical Forms

  • Lang(e)br' 1305 MinAcct
  • Lang(e)brige 1547 Rent
  • Long(e)brigge 1491 Berk 1547 Pat
  • Long(e)brigeende 1516 MinAcct
  • Long(e)bridge 1540 ib


Long Bridge, 'the hospital of Langebrugge without Berkeley' 1269, 1279 Episc, Lang (e )br '1305MinAcct , Lang (e )brige 1547Rent , Long (e )brigge 1491 Berk, 1547 Pat, Long (e )brigeende 1516MinAcct , Long (e )bridge 1540 ib.v. lang , brycg ; it crosses a stream outside Berkeley where there is an old street named from it.