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 Rewe

Historical Forms

  • Radewei 1086 DB
  • la Redewei 1238 Ass


'Red road,' v. read , weg . The soil here is the deep red characteristic of this part of Devon.

Places in the same Parish

Major Settlement