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.

The Pips

Field in the Parish of Baslow and Bubnell

Historical Forms

  • 1849 TA

Etymology

The Pips(cf. Pipegrenes, Pippegrenis Ed 2, Pipgrenes c. 1386(Pipgrenes no doubt for Pipgreues)'Pippa's groves', v. grǣfe, and for thepers.n. cf. Pipewell(PN Nth 175–6))