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Survey of English Place-Names

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Thongs Bridge

Other OS name in the Parish of Kirkburton

Historical Forms

  • Thownges Brigge 1579 WillY
  • Thong Br(idge) 1771,1817 M


, Thownges Brigge 1579 WillY, Thong Br (idge )1771, 1817 M , named from Netherthong 286infra ; the bridge crosses the R . Holme on the township boundary , but the hamlet is in Wooldale .

Places in the same Parish

Other OS name

Early-attested site