Early-attested site in the Parish of Icklesham
- Grikes t.Hy3 BM 1417 Pens
- mariscum qui appellatur Grykes 1208 Abbr
- marsh of Grikes c.1230 Pens
- in marisco qui vocatur Wengrikes 1249 FF
- ripa de Gregge 1263 Ass
In Battle (19) we have a deed of Stephen and Roger, sons of Agnes Grik of Winchelsea, which suggests that the first element here is the possessive case of a pers. name Grik of unknown origin.