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.

Greason Cottage

Early-attested site in the Parish of Gosforth


If so, the name means 'grey stone' or 'stones.' It appears as Greystan , Graystan elsewhere in StB. It might, however, represent the local pronunciation of Greysouthen infra 397.