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.

Rodbard 's Coppice

Field in the Parish of Melbury Osmond

Historical Forms

  • 1838 TA
  • Roberdes 1580 Ilch
  • Greate Roberdes landes 1580 Ilch
  • Little Roberdes landes 1580 Ilch

Etymology

Rodbard's Coppice(Roberdes, Greate Roberdes landes, Little Roberdes landes 1580, cf. John Rodberd' 1332(taxed in Leigh par. supra))