English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

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Little Ringshill Top Ringshill

Field in the Parish of Saddington

Historical Forms

  • 1908 Sale
  • Ringsow 1638 Terrier
  • Ringshaw m.17 Terrier
  • Rinso 1679 Terrier 1700 Terrier

Etymology

Little Ringshill Top Ringshill 1908 (Ringsow 1638, Ringshaw m. 17, Rinso 1679, 1700, Ringsaw 1724, 1745; either' circular copse' (v. hring, sceaga) or' Hring's hill - spur' (v. hōh; with the OE   masc. pers. n. Hring))