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Survey of English Place-Names

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Caveridge Fm and Wood

Early-attested site in the Parish of Barcombe

Historical Forms

  • boscus de Caueregge 12th Lewes
  • Cauerugg 1332 SR


Caveridge Fm and Wood (6″) is boscus de Caueregge 12thLewes and gave name to Walter de Cauerugg (1332 SR) and the name seems to mean 'Cāfa 's ridge.' For this pers. name v. Keybridge, PN Wo 305 and cf. Cavenham and Cavendish (Sf). Another example of the same pers. name is Keyberry (D), Cauebyri 1256 FF, Kauebur '1281Ass .