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Full record: Piercebridge

County Durham
Transcript persbrig
Icon description single building
Icons
  • building
Description faded
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Etymology ME pershe, 'twig, withe' (?) + OE brycg, 'bridge'
Translation
Earlier editors Piercebridge is wrongly sited on the south bank of the Tees. A bridge is shown over the river at this point (Parsons)
Early Maps
Overwritten no
Attested spelling Persebrige 1104-8 Symeon of Durham, 1207 F.P.D.