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.

Rye Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Culham

Historical Forms

  • la Rye 1375–6,1377,1440–1 ObAcc
  • la Reye 1383–4 ObAcc
  • Rivy Fm 1822 O.S.


Rye Fm is la Rye 1375–6, 1377, 1440–1 ObAcc, la Reye 1383–4 ObAcc, Rivy Fm 1822 O.S. Identical with Rye PN Sx 536, from a misdivision of OE  æt þǣre īege , 'at the island.' The farm is on Andersey Island.

Places in the same Parish

Major Settlement