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.

Red Horse

Other OS name in the Parish of Tysoe, Upper, Middle and Lower

Historical Forms

  • The Red Horse 1656 Dugdale


is The Red Horse 1656 Dugdale . “ There is cut upon the side of Edg-hill the proportion of a Horse in a very large forme , which , by reason of the ruddy colour of the Earth , is called the Red Horse ” ( Dugdale 422 ) . Cf. the more famous White Horse of the Berkshire Downs .

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