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.

Greystone Mire

Early-attested site in the Parish of Gisburn

Historical Forms

  • Grayestan Hy3 Puds
  • Grayhestan Ed1 ib
  • le Graystanendes 1342 ib
  • pratum Grisepetre 1274 ib
  • Greystone Mire 1848 TA


Greystone Mire (lost), Grayestan Hy 3 Puds, Grayhestan Ed 1 ib, le Graystanendes 1342 ib, pratum Grisepetre 1274 ib, Greystone Mire 1848TA . v. grǣg , stān , mýrr 'bog'; Grisepetre is a Fr  translation of grey-stone .

Places in the same Parish

Other OS name

Early-attested site