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.

Chobham Ridges

Early-attested site in the Parish of Chobham

Historical Forms

  • the Rudges 1607 Norden
  • Chobham Ridges 1765 R.


Chobham Ridges is the Rudges 1607Norden , Chobham Ridges 1765 R. In the bounds of Chobham (v. supra 114 n.) we have mention of Ruggestrate dun , referring to the ancient track along the sand-hills here. v. hrycg , stræt , dun .