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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of Sampford Courtenay

Historical Forms

  • Radeweye 1238 Ass 1310 Ass


'Red way or track.' The soil here is red sandstone.