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.

Shopham Bridge

Early-attested site in the Parish of Sutton

Historical Forms

  • ad pontem de Shobeham 1279 Ass
  • Schobeham 1288 Ass
  • Shopeham 1279 Ass
  • Scop(e)ham 1386,1437 IpmR


'Sceobba's hamm or ham.' The bridge is over the Rother.

Places in the same Parish

Major Settlement