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.

Washbrook Bridge

Early-attested site in the Parish of East Haddon


Washbrook Bridge (6″). Cf. Wasschebrook t. Ric 2Ct , a compound of broc and OE  (ge)wæsc, 'ground washed over by water.'

Places in the same Parish

Major Settlement