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.

Sellarsgrave

Field in the Parish of Hemsby

Historical Forms

  • 1810 EA
  • Stellesgrave 1422 FB

Etymology

Sellarsgrave(Stellesgrave 1422 FB, the older spelling makes association with the Cellarer ofthe Cathedral Priory less plausible; cf. Sellerysbotome and Sellerys Cross under(b) infra; v. græf or grāf)