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.

Ridlington Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Duncton

Historical Forms

  • Writelington, Wrytelyngt(h)on 1261,1279 Ass 1296,1332 SR
  • Wrytelyngeton 1279 Ass


'Wyrtel 's farm,' v. ingtun . For the pers. name cf. Warding infra 483. For the metathesis v. forms for Wortleford infra 266.

Places in the same Parish

Major Settlement