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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of Chatteris

Historical Forms

  • le Restage 1539 MinAcct
  • Restages 1652 FenS


Restages (lost) is le Restage 1539MinAcct , Restages 1652FenS . Cf. Redesteches (were )1240 Rams, Redestyche (were )1254Ct , 1471Rental , Restich corner 1529 BedL. Perhaps 'a piece of land covered with reeds,' v. hrēod , stycce , wēr .