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 Patrick Brompton

Historical Forms

  • Risewic(k) 1086 DB 1145–55 MaryY 1293 QW
  • Rysewyk Hy2 MaryH6d 1285 KI
  • Ryswyk(e) 1535 Dugdv.577 1539 ib


'Corner of land in the hills overgrown with brushwood' v. hris , vik . On the modern form cf. Ruswarp 125supra .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site