English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

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Kitbridge Kit Bridge

Other OS name in the Parish of Chardstock

Historical Forms

  • Kitbridge (Mdw), Kitbridge(s) Md 1839 TA


, named from ( a crossing of the unnamed stream flowing N - S through the par . ) , Kitbridge (Mdw ), Kitbridge (s ) Md 1839TA , cf. Kittemor 1423AddRoll , probably cȳta ' kite ' with mōr , cf. also Gt Kitbeer & Lt Kitbeer 1839TA in f. ns . infra .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name

Major Settlement