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.

Rigges

Field in the Parish of Rothwell

Historical Forms

  • Rigges 1577 Terrier
  • one dall of Rigges 1587 Yarb
  • riggs 1606 Terrier 1611 Terrier
  • Riggs furlong 1721 Terrier

Etymology

Rigges 1577, one dall of Rigges 1587, riggs 1606, 1611, Riggs furlong 1721(v. hryggr,furlang)