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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.

on hriycsþeg

Field in the Parish of Fontmell Magna

Historical Forms

  • on hriycsþeg 1837 TA
  • þannen anlang hricg þeges 932 ShaftR
  • of rig wei 932 ShaftR

Etymology

on hriycsþeg(sic), þannen anlang hricg þeges(sic), of rig wei 932(15)(v. hrycg-weg'ridgeway')