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Survey of English Place-Names

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Ridge Hill (Fm), Lr Ridge & Middle Ridge

Early-attested site in the Parish of Chardstock

Historical Forms

  • la Rigge Hy2 HMC
  • la Rugge 1405 Salis 1423,1424 AddRoll
  • la Ryge 1537 Digby
  • (Higher) Ridge 1811 OS
  • Ridge (Hill) 1839 TA
  • Ridge Farm 1842 TAMap


Ridge Hill (Fm) (ST 303065), Lr Ridge & Middle Ridge, la Rigge Hy 2 HMC (PN D), la Rugge 1405Salis , 1423, 1424AddRoll , la Ryge 1537Digby , (Higher ) Ridge 1811 OS, Ridge (Hill )1839TA , Ridge Farm 1842TAMap , cf. Rudgehayes Eliz ChancP, Ridgehay 1839TA , 'the ridge', v. hrycg ; Ridge Hill reaches over 600′.

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name

Major Settlement