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.

Ridgemere Lane

Other OS name in the Parish of Queniborough

Historical Forms

  • the Ridg Waye l.17 Terrier
  • the Ridgeway c.1785,1788 Surv 1835 O


is the Ridg Waye l.17Terrier , the Ridgeway c.1785, 1788Surv , 1835 O , v. hrycg , weg ; an ancient trackway and the boundary ( (ge)mǣre ) between Queniborough and Barkby ( q. v. for earlier forms ) .