English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

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Early-attested site in the Parish of North and South Hinksey

Historical Forms

  • Egrave c.1180 Abingdon 13th
  • Egrene (sic print) 1316 FA


Egrove (in S. Hinksey), Egrave c. 1180 (13th) Abingdon, Egrene (sic print)1316 FA, 'grove by the river', v. ēa , grāf .