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.

( the ) Church Bridge

Field in the Parish of Kibworth Beauchamp

Historical Forms

  • ( the ) Church Bridge 1609 Map
  • Church hadland l.17 Terrier
  • The Church Leas 1609 Map
  • the Church Swarth 1708 Terrier

Etymology

(the) Church Bridge 1609, 1635 (v. brycg), Church hadland l. 17 (v. hēafod - land), The Church Leas 1609 (v. leys), the Church Swath (es) 1609, 1635, 1708, the Church Swarth 1708 (18) (v. swathe) (v. St Wilfred's Church supra)