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.

Egremont Bridge

Other OS name in the Parish of Egremont

Historical Forms

  • Ponte 1279 Ass
  • Ponte 1322 Cl
  • del Brig(g) 1338 ib
  • Egremont Bridge 1753 CW(OS)xv


( 6 ″ ) . The names of Robert de Ponte (1279Ass ),Roger de Ponte (1322 Cl) and Roger and John del Brig (g ) (1338 ib.)apparently provide early references to Egremont Bridge. It is Egremont Bridge 1753 CW (OS) xv .