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.

Redlands Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of North Chapel

Historical Forms

  • atte Redelande 1363 Hollist
  • Redelond, Rodelond 1540 MinAcct


Redlands Fm gave its name to Richard atte Redelande (1363Hollist ). It is called Redelond , Rodelond in 1540 (MinAcct ).Probably 'ridded or cleared land,' v. ridde (OE  geryd ), rather than 'red land,' cf. Redlands in Wittering supra 88.