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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of Godmanchester

Historical Forms

  • Rauenesho Steph Ch 1286 Warden Hy2 RH c.1230 1279


'Raven's hoh,' the first element being a name of either English or Scandinavian origin.

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Major Settlement