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.

Roudone

Field in the Parish of Winterborne Whitchurch

Historical Forms

  • Roudone 1317 MiltC
  • Roweleye 1317 MiltC
  • Rowelee 1317 MiltC

Etymology

Roudone, Roweleye, Rowelee('rough hill and clearing', v. rūh(wk.obl. rūwan),dūn, lēah)