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.

a fourlong Called Long rusdickes

Field in the Parish of Hawerby cum Beesby

Historical Forms

  • a fourlong Called Long rusdickes 1577 Terrier
  • Rusdyke 1625 Terrier
  • Rusdikes 1626 Terrier 1638 Terrier

Etymology

a fourlong Called Long rusdickes 1577,Rusdyke 1625, Rusdikes 1626, 1638(v. risc, dík)