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 Merrow

Historical Forms

  • maner' de Merowe al. Boxgrave 1565 FF
  • Bosgrave al. Boxgrave 1613 Recov


Boxgrove is maner ' de Merowe al. Boxgrave 1565FF , Bosgrave al. Boxgrave 1613Recov , representing the land in Merrow parish granted to Boxgrove Priory (Sx) as recorded in 1263Ass , 1280 Pat. Cf. further Abbots Copse (6″).

Places in the same Parish