Wallace’s Bridge

Wallace’s Bridge ABE O NO258191 1 362 50m NWF

    Wallace’s Bridge 1855 OS 6 inch 1st edn

pn Wallace + SSE bridge

The name refers to William Wallace, who is said to been involved in a military engagement at nearby Earnside ABE (q.v.) in 1304.

    OS Name Book describes it as ‘a small bridge of one arch ... it formerly spanned a small mountain stream, which is now dried up’ (38, 43).

This place-name appeared in printed volume 4