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.

Merriott (Bridge)

Other OS name in the Parish of Powerstock


, cf. Merriott Orchard 1839TA ; an earlier bridge here may be that referred to in the surnames of William atte Brugge 1327SR , John , William de Ponte 1332 SR , John atte Brigge 1340 NI , Henry atte Brigge de Pourstoke 1400Ilch , v. atte , brycg .