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.

Oscar Bridge

Early-attested site in the Parish of Thoroton

Historical Forms

  • bridge of Horscroft 1351 Pat
  • Hoscoe al. Horscroft Bridge 1633 CoRec
  • Ousegore Bridge c.1825 O.S.


Oscar Bridge is bridge of Horscroft 1351 Pat, Hoscoe al. Horscroft Bridge 1633 CoRec, Ousegore Bridge c. 1825 O.S. Self- explanatory.

Places in the same Parish

Major Settlement