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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of St Bees

Historical Forms

  • le pete grovis 1474 StB
  • Petgroffes 1498 ib
  • Petegroves t.Hy8 AOMB


'Peat pits,' v. gróf .

Places in the same Parish