English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

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Ryeberry Hill

Other OS name in the Parish of Symondsbury

Historical Forms

  • Ryeberry (Hill) 1839 ib
  • Ryburies 1650 Hutch3
  • Ryborough 1676 Ilch
  • Ryborowes 1677 Ilch


, Ryeberry (Hill )1839ib ,Ryburies 1650 Hutch3, Ryborough 1676Ilch , Ryborowes 1677Ilch , probably ' hill on which rye is grown ' , from ryge and hyll , cf. the f. ns . Revlands ,Rye Acre Cl & Rye Acre Commonfield , Rylands infra .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name

Major Settlement