Early-attested site in the Parish of Farcet
- silua Ragreholt a.1022 KCD733 c.1200
- Reyereholt 1279 RH
- Rawereholt c.1350 Rams
This wood lay between Whittlesey Mere and King's Delph. It is clearly from OE hragra , 'heron,' and holt, hence 'heron- wood' (Stevenson MSS). Cf. Rawreth (Ess) which is from OE hragra -hyð , 'heron-hithe.'