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.

le Ridecroft

Field in the Parish of Shiplake

Historical Forms

  • le Ridecroft 1329 AD

Etymology

le Ridecroft('cleared croft,' first element the past participle of the unrecorded OE  verbryddan,'to clear')