Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for RIDGE

RIDGE, a village and a parish in the district of Barnet and county of Hertford. The village stands 2¾ miles Wby S of Potters-Bar r. station, and 3½ N W of Barnet; and has a post-office under Barnet. The parish contains also Rabley hamlet, and part of London-Colney. Acres, 3, 607. Real property, £5, 653. Pop., 437. Houses, 90. The property is divided among a few. The manor belongs to the Countess of Caledon. Waterlands, Arkley Hall, and the Oaks are chief residences. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £190.* Patron, the Countess of Caledon. The church is old but good. There are five alms-houses.


(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a village and a parish"   (ADL Feature Type: "populated places")
Administrative units: Ridge Ch/AP/CP       Hertfordshire AncC
Place: Ridge

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