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.

Witheridge Hill

Early-attested site in the Parish of Rotherfield Greys

Historical Forms

  • Wytheruge c.1250 AD
  • Wyþerug' 1278–9 RH


Witheridge Hill is Wytheruge c. 1250 AD, Wyþerug '1278–9 RH (p). 'Willow ridge,' v. wīðig , hrycg .