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.

Grete

Field in the Parish of Glentworth

Historical Forms

  • Grete Hy3 Newh
  • Gretl lHy3 Newh

Etymology

Grete Hy3(Ed1), Gretl lHy3(Ed1)(v. grēot'gravel', in the sense'thegravelly place')