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Survey of English Place-Names

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Tickerage Wood

Early-attested site in the Parish of Framfield

Historical Forms

  • Tykeregge 1395 FF
  • Northtykeregge 1437 Ct
  • Tyckeredges 1617 SRS14,123


Tickerage Wood is Tykeregge 1395 FF (p), Northtykeregge 1437Ct , Tyckeredges 1617 SRS 14, 123. This is possibly from OE  ticcen-hrycg or ticena-krycg , 'goat' or 'goats' ridge,' with early loss of n from the consonant-group, v. ticcen , hrycg .