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.


Other OS name in the Parish of Southminster

Historical Forms

  • Rattesbourgh, Rattesborowe 1303 Ipm 1536 FF
  • Rattisborowes 1549 Rental


is Rattesbourgh , Rattesborowe 1303 Ipm, 1536FF ,Rattisborowes 1549Rental . This may be an early place - name of the nickname type , ' rat's burh or castle . ' Cf. IPN 149 .

Places in the same Parish