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.

the Ryefelde towarde Quenyboro

Field in the Parish of Rearsby

Historical Forms

  • the Ryefelde towarde Quenyboro 1467×84 LTD
  • the Ryefelde towarde Ratclyfe 1467×84 LTD
  • the great rye fleld ( e ) 1601 Terrier 1612 Terrier
  • the litle rye filde 1601 Terrier
  • the litle rye field 1612 Terrier


the Ryefelde towarde Quenyboro 1467 × 84, the Ryefelde towarde Ratclyfe 1467 × 84, the great rye fleld (e) 1601, 1612, the litle rye filde 1601, the litle rye field 1612 (v. ryge, feld; Queniborough adjoins to the south and Ratcliffe on the Wreake to the west; whether originally one great' rye field' is uncertain)