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.


Major Settlement in the Parish of Grinton

Historical Forms

  • Grinton 1086 DB
  • Grenton(e) c.1180–5 YCh c.1291 Tax 1397 Archd


'Green enclosure' v. grene , tun . On the modern form Grin - cf. the forms of Ingleby 167supra .