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.

Growen Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Cullompton

Historical Forms

  • Growen, Growhayes 1701 Recov


No certainty is possible with regard to the first element. The second shows the common variation between hayes and hayne , cf. Hayne supra 129. The -en is the reduced form of hayne in the colloquial pronunciation of the compound, cf. Cottarson infra 609.