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.

Ridon Ho

Early-attested site in the Parish of Charlton

Historical Forms

  • Rudun c.1220 WoC c.1240
  • Ridon 1649 Surv
  • Royden 1820 G
  • Rowden c.1830 O


'Rye hill,' v. ryge , dun .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Major Settlement