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.


Field in the Parish of Chaldon Herring

Historical Forms

  • Ruchedich 1227 FF


Ruchedich 1227(v. dīc; Professor Löfvenbergpoints out that if c in Ruche - is a scribal error for t, the first el. may be(h)ð'rough ground')