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 Felkirk

Historical Forms

  • Grimestorp l.12 Nost70d l.12 Arm
  • Grimesthorp 1369 DodsN
  • Grynthorp 1535 VE
  • Grimethorp 1735 PRFrick 1740 PRHms


Grimethorpe, Grimestorp l. 12Nost 70d, l. 12 Arm, Grimesthorp 1369 DodsN, Grynthorp 1535 VE, Grimethorp 1735 PRFrick, 1740 PRHms.'Grim's outlying farmstead', from the ON  pers.n. Grímr , þorp; cf. Grimesthorpe 210supra .