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.

Green Cliffe

Field in the Parish of Wold Newton

Historical Forms

  • 1834 Terrier
  • greneclife 1580 Terrier
  • green cliffe 1668 Terrier 1697 Terrier
  • Grenecliffe 1671 Terrier
  • Greencliffe 1679 Terrier eHy2 Alv

Etymology

Green Cliffe 1834(greneclife 1580, green cliffe 1668, 1697,Grenecliffe 1671, Greencliffe 1679, 1703, v. grēne1, clif)