Early-attested site in the Parish of Tamerton Foliot
- Wardlegh 1242 Fees789
- Warlegh(e) 1270,1345 Ass 1378 IpmR 1493 Ipm
v. weard , leah . There may have been some watch place or defence post here at the period when the country across the Tamar was still hostile. Another possibility is that we have OE waroð , 'shore,' which elsewhere in the county has yielded warth and ward , cf. Ward supra 82.