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.

grymsbye gate

Field in the Parish of Ashby cum Fenby

Historical Forms

  • grymsbye gate 1577 Terrier
  • Grymsby gate 1601 Terrier
  • Grimsby gate 1664 Terrier

Etymology

grymsbye gate 1577, Grymsby gate 1601, Grimsby gate 1664('the road to Grimsby', v. gata)