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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of Cumrew

Historical Forms

  • Ragarth(e) 1276 Ass 1285 For
  • (del) Ragarch 1296 Cl
  • Raygarth 1540 AOMB
  • Ragarth 1541 MinAcct


The medieval forms are all derived from personal names, and it is impossible to tell from what place the family originally came.

Places in the same Parish