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.

La Frythe

Field in the Parish of Woolland

Historical Forms

  • La Frythe 1317 MiltC
  • Wodefryth 1317 MiltC
  • ( the dyke of ) Fryth ' 1384 Prideaux 1385 MiltRoll


La Frythe, Wodefryth 1317,(the dyke of) Fryth' 1384(e16), 1385(e15)(v. fyrhð'wood', wudu, dīc)