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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of Grinton

Historical Forms

  • Ivelishe (sic) 1298 YI
  • Iflythe 1301 LS


'Ifa's slope' v. hlið . For the pers. name v. Ivinghoe (PN Bk 96).