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.

Roman Ridge

Other OS name in the Parish of Brodsworth

Historical Forms

  • Ermine Street 1841 O.S.
  • Roman Ridge & Wong 1847 TA


, Ermine Street 1841 O.S., Roman Ridge & Wong 1847TA , and cf. Ridge Balk ( Adwick le Street 70supra ) ; this is the name of the ancient track of the Great North Road , which here forms the boundary between Adwick le Street and Brodsworth , v. hrycg , wang ' meadow ' .