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.

Caversham Bridge

Other OS name in the Parish of Reading (including Caversham)

Historical Forms

  • pons de Caueresham 1241 Ass 1280 Os
  • pons de Kauersham 1273 ReadingC(3) 14th
  • Causham Bridge 1542 Leland
  • Cauershambridge 1551–2 Survey


, pons de Caueresham 1241Ass , 1280Os, pons de Kauersham 1273 (14th) ReadingC (3 ), Causham Bridge 1542 Leland, Cauershambridge 1551–2Survey ; it is referred to 1231Cl as Pons Rading ultra Tamisiam .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name

Major Settlement