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.

Gregoles

Field in the Parish of West Knighton

Historical Forms

  • 1843 TA

Etymology

Gregoles(cf. terre in Griggegore 1437, ofwhich the first el. is either a pers.n. or surname Grigg(a short-form ofGregory), or ME  grigg(e)'a diminutive person, a dwarf', with gāra'gore ofland')