1) The broad-leaved garlic, abundant in some Pennine valleys in the spring, well known for its smell and taste.

1540 ‘a close called Ramson containing 8 acres of arable land, worth yearly 4s’, Grosmont. Old English hramsa or hramse is likely to have been the first element in most of the numerous places named Rams Clough and Rams Gill, although Smith opted for ‘ram’, the male sheep.

places Grosmont
dates 1540

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