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.

Back Bridge

Early-attested site in the Parish of Malmesbury

Historical Forms

  • Baggebrugge t.Hy3 RegMalm c.1300 Malm


Back Bridge is Baggebrugge t. Hy 3 RegMalm, c. 1300Malm .'Bacga 's bridge,' cf. Bagshot (PN Sr 153).