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Survey of English Place-Names

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the South Redings ( High end ) Broad Reedings

Field in the Parish of Utterby

Historical Forms

  • 1750 LindDep 1838 TA
  • Utterby Redynge 1390 Cl
  • Utterby Reedinges 1614 Harm
  • the Readings ( close ) 1636 LindDep
  • the greate Readinge 1661 LindDep
  • Reading Close 1661 LindDep
  • Redinge Close 1661 LindDep
  • The two Reeding Closes 1661 LindDep
  • great Readinge 1698 LindDep
  • Readingclose 1698 LindDep
  • the Great Readings 1739 LindDep 1747 LindDep
  • the South Readings 1739 LindDep 1747 LindDep

Etymology

the South Redings 1750(High end) Broad Reedings 1838(Utterby Redynge 1390, Utterby Reedinges 1614,the Readings(close) 1636, the greate Readinge, Reading Close, Redinge Close,The two Reeding Closes 1661, great Readinge, Readingclose 1698, the Great Readings, the South Readings 1739, 1747, v. hrēod'a reed', eng'meadow, pasture'; a pond ismarked on TAMap in High end Broad Reedings and is still there today)