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Other OS name in the Parish of Pontesbury

Historical Forms

  • Ratcliff 1833 OS


, 1840TA , Ratcliff 1833 OS . VCH VIII263 says cottages are recorded here from 1712 onwards . Radlith is one of the hlið names which are characteristic of this part of the county , see the discussion of Pontesford Hill infra . First el . probably ' red ' .