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.

Ricebridge Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Reigate

Historical Forms

  • Risbrig 1198 FF
  • Risebridge 1534 LP
  • Ricebridge 1765 R
  • le Risebregge 1276 Cl
  • ate Rysbrug' 1332 SR
  • ate Rysbrugge 1354 Ct
  • atte Risshbregge 1381 Norfolk


Ricebridge Fm is Risbrig 1198FF , Risebridge 1534 LP, Ricebridge 1765 R, and was the home of William de le Risebregge (1276 Cl), Hilditha ate Rysbrug ' (1332 SR), Reginald ate Rysbrugge 1354Ct and William atte Risshbregge 1381Norfolk .'Bridge or causeway of brushwood or the like.' Cf. Ridgebridge Hill supra 255.