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.

Rudgings Plantation

Early-attested site in the Parish of Kidmore End


Rudgings Plantation (6″). Cf. Ruding '1228 FF, Rudginge , Ridginge meade , Great and Little Ridginge 1603–4Survey , Rudgen , Great Rudgeon , Rudgeon Dragon Ground , Great Rudging c. 1840TA .'Clearing,' v. ryding . For the development of -d - to -dg - cf. Tidgeon Way (4) also in this part of the county.