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.

Sortegrave

Field in the Parish of Mickleover

Historical Forms

  • Sortegrave 1226 BurtCh
  • Scortegrave 1226 FF 1226 Burton
  • Syortegrave 1226 FF 1226 Burton

Etymology

Sortegrave 1226 BurtCh, Scortegrave, Syortegrave 1226 FF, 1226Burton('short copse', v. sc(e)ort, grāf)