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 and Street

Early-attested site in the Parish of Berrow

Historical Forms

  • atte Reye 1327 SR
  • Ryplace in Barow 1437 Pat
  • Rie 1473 IpmR
  • la Rye 1513 Ipm


Rye Farm is on land between two streams which was doubtless in old days spoken of as an eg. Atte reye is from earlier at ther eye and the place has the same history as The Rye (PN Bk 205).

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Major Settlement