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.

Ruholm

Field in the Parish of Glentworth

Historical Forms

  • Ruholm c1156 HarlCh
  • Ruchholm 1842 TA

Etymology

Ruholm c1156, Ruchholm 1179(Ed1)(v. rūh'rough', holmr'raised land amidst the marsh')