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.

Stow Bridge Lane

Early-attested site in the Parish of Whiston

Historical Forms

  • Stanesbrige 13 YDxii,101
  • le Stanbrige Hy3 BM 15 YDxvi,86
  • Stowbridge Close 1770 Fairb


Stow Bridge Lane, Stanesbrige 13 YD xii, 101, le Stanbrige Hy 3 BM, 15 YD xvi, 86, Stowbridge Close 1770 Fairb. 'Stone bridge', v. stān , brycg . On the loss of -n - before the labial, cf. Stoford So and v. EPN ii, 143. Cf. Stoket Lane 164supra .