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Survey of English Place-Names

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Rougheigh '

Field in the Parish of Shaftesbury

Historical Forms

  • Rougheigh ' 1341 Salis
  • Rowehey 1394 Salis
  • Roughey 1401 Salis
  • Rogh ' hey 1433 Salis

Etymology

Rougheigh' 1341, Rowehey 1394, Roughey 1401, Rogh'hey 1433('rough enclosure', v. rūh,(ge)hæg)