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.

Washing Ledge

Other OS name in the Parish of Steeple


, a pointed shelf of rock in Kimmeridge Bay ( v. Kimmeridge par . supra ) , perhaps so called with reference to its use for washing or to the movement of the tide , v. washing , ledge .