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Survey of English Place-Names

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super Grattas

Field in the Parish of Burton by Lincoln

Historical Forms

  • super Grattas 1196–1205 RA
  • super gretos c1265 VC

Etymology

super Grattas 1196–1205, super gretos c1265(probably'large ridge' from OE  grēat'tall,thick, stout, massive' and ON  áss m.'a ridge')