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.

Waveridge Sand

Early-attested site in the Parish of Hinton

Historical Forms

  • Waffringe 1575 TRMB


Waveridge Sand, 1830 M, Waffringe 1575TRMB . It refers to a great sandbank in the Severn, and may well mean 'unstable or shifting ridge', v. wæfre , hrycg .