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.

Gunnings Bridge

Early-attested site in the Parish of Oversley

Historical Forms

  • Gonell bridge c.1500 Harl
  • Gonnells Bridge 1542 LP
  • Gunolds bridge 1607 Survey


Gunnings Bridge (6″) is Gunnylds Bridge , the bridge Gunnilde 14th, Gunnelles brugge 1480WaDeed , Gonell bridge c. 1500Harl , Gonnells Bridge 1542 LP, Gunolds bridge 1607Survey . Gunnild is a common surname in the Subsidy Rolls for Wa and Wo. It is ultimately of Scandinavian origin. Cf. Gun Hole (PN Nth 97).

Places in the same Parish

Major Settlement