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Survey of English Place-Names

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Lodden Bridge (Fm)

Other OS name in the Parish of Gillingham

Historical Forms

  • Lydenebrigge 1441 GillCt
  • Ledynbrug, Ledenbrugge 1475 GillCt
  • Ledyn brygge 1501 GillCt
  • Laden [Bridge] 1774 Hutch1
  • Litton [Bridge] 1791 Boswell
  • Ledden Bridge 1811 OS
  • Lydenham 1268 Ass
  • furlonge called Lydden 1609 LRMB


, Lydenebrigge 1441GillCt , Ledynbrug ,Ledenbrugge 1475GillCt , Ledyn brygge 1501GillCt , Laden [Bridge ]1774 Hutch1, Litton [Bridge ]1791 Boswell, Ledden Bridge 1811 OS, 'bridge over R. Lodden', v. brycg, RNs.infra ; Lydenham 1268Ass (p) (v. hamm 'river-meadow') andfurlonge called Lydden 1609LRMB also take their name from this river .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name

Major Settlement