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 Highweek (with Newton Abbot)

Historical Forms

  • Ryngeslad 1238 FF
  • Ringesland 1238 Ass
  • Ryngeslade juxta Heghwyk 1301 Ass
  • Ryngheslade 1330 SR


'Circular valley,' v. hring , slæd .