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.

Ringmoor (Ctg)

Early-attested site in the Parish of Turnworth

Historical Forms

  • Hringmere John AddCh


Ringmoor (Ctg) (ST 810087), Hringmere JohnAddCh , 'pool near the circular enclosure', v. hring , mere , cf. Ringmer Sx 355; hring no doubt refers to the oval enclosure among the prehistoric or Romano-British earthworks NW of the village, v. RCHMDo 3 241.