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.

Angrove Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Malmesbury

Historical Forms

  • Angrave c.1300 Malm
  • Anne Grove 1547 Pat
  • Angrove 1563 NQviii
  • Aungrovesmede t.Eliz LRMB


Angrove Fm is Angrave c. 1300Malm , Anne Grove 1547 Pat, Angrove 1563 NQ viii, Aungrovesmede t. ElizLRMB . v. græfe and infra 432. The grove lies by the Avon and it is possible that Auene is the first element of the name. Cf. Avoncliff infra 122.