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.

le greves

Field in the Parish of Marsh Chapel

Historical Forms

  • le greves 1839 TA


le greves 1583+(cf. marsh called the Groves or Greaves PN L 2, 155, where it is stated that grove is the dial. termfor sites where digging(for turf) takes place. Greave is apparently analternative form; it was on Seadyke Way)