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.

Great Rutleigh

Early-attested site in the Parish of Northlew

Historical Forms

  • Radecliva 1086 DB
  • Estradeclive 1286 Ass
  • Radeclyve 1333 SR
  • Rutleigh 1809 M


'Red clif.' Cf. Rackley (So), Radeclive c. 1200 Wells, 1248 FF.