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Survey of English Place-Names

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Ridgemere Lane

Other OS name in the Parish of Barkby

Historical Forms

  • Ridg Mere 1609 Merton
  • (The) Ridgemere 1968 Surv


, Ridg Mere 1609Merton , (The ) Ridgemere 1968Surv , cf . The Ridgeway c.1785, 1788ib , 1835 O ( v. weg ) , v. hrycg , (ge)mǣre ; an ancient trackway running south - east through the length of East Goscote Hundred and forming the boundary between Barkby and Queniborough parishes .