Early-attested site in the Parish of Holsworthy
- Northrude juxta Wyke Sancti Pancracii 1311 Ass
- Northrude juxta Haldesworthy 1314 Ass
- Roude 1326 Ipm
- Northrude 1615 Recov
- atte Rude 1333 SR
It was the home of Mabilla Blonche atte Rude (1333SR ).This may be OE hrēod , 'reed,' referring to the marshy land just below the farm. The meaning in that case would probably be 'land where reeds grow,' as suggested by Blomé (145). Cf. Rhudemead (6″) in Pancrasweek, similarly situated.