Riddlesdown Avenue, CR8

Place Name

There was an early Saxon village here long before the area of Riddles Down, which means a hill by a cleared wood, was first recorded as Redelsdon in AD1277 and Ridelesdoune in AD1331. A few years later in AD1338 it was simply written down as Redele becoming Riddles Downs in AD1765.

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