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.

Grotten Cl

Field in the Parish of Woolland

Historical Forms

  • 1839 TA 1384 Prideaux
  • la grutte 1385 MiltRoll


Grotten Cl(possibly tobe associated with la grutte 1385(e15)(rendered a gulley in 1384(e16)),from grytte'stony land', v. 1 237, but cf. groten'gravelly')