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Survey of English Place-Names

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Dry Rid ( d ) ings

Field in the Parish of Stockport

Historical Forms

  • 1849 TA

Etymology

Dry Rid(d)ings(cf. le Ruydynghed c.1350,(the Nether)Rydynges 1465, 1466, Rye Ridinges 1579, v. ryding, hēafod, ryge, and BackFd, Clover Fd, Broadoak, Little Fd supra)

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name