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.

Ryhall

Major Settlement in the Parish of Ryhall

Historical Forms

  • Righale 1042–55 KCD927(S1481) m12
  • Riehale 1086 DB
  • Rihala 963 ASC c1121
  • Ryhal(e), Rihal(e) 1107 Reg 1179,1195 P 1204 Cur 1400 Pat 1415 ELiW
  • Ryale 1230 Pat 1276 RH 1361 Ipm
  • Ryhall(e) 1426 Cl 1535 VE 1577 FF
  • Ryall(e) 1400,1402 Fine 1539 Rut

Etymology

'The piece of land in the bend of the river, where rye is grown', v. ryge , halh . R. Gwash makes a big bend here.

Places in the same Parish

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