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Ridge is a village and civil parish now in the Hertsmere Borough of Hertfordshire, England, situated between Potters Bar and Shenley. It has a church dedicated to St Margaret. In 1926, the parish boundary between Ridge, Hertfordshire, and South Mimms, Middlesex, was subject to a minor adjustment.
A Vision of Britain through Time provides the following description of Ridge from John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales of 1870-72:
- "RIDGE, a village and a parish in the [registration] district of Barnet and county of Hertford. The village stands 2¾ miles W by S of Potters-Bar [railway] 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. Population: 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."
Categories: Hertfordshire, England | Ridge, Hertfordshire, England | Cashio Hundred, Hertfordshire, England | Barnet Rural, Hertfordshire, England | Elstree Rural, Hertfordshire, England | Hertsmere District, Hertfordshire, England