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.

Ravensdale Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Mansfield

Historical Forms

  • Ravenesdal 1287 Ass
  • Ransdale 1642 Groves


Ravensdale Fm is Ravenesdal 1287Ass , Ransdale 1642 Groves.Probably 'Hrafn 's valley,' v. dæl , dalr , though 'raven's valley' is also possible.