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.

Blackgrave Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of King's Norton

Historical Forms

  • la Blackgreue, Blackgreve 1237 Bracton 1252 FineR 1362 Cl
  • la Blakegreve, le Blackgreve by Kyngesnorton 1252 Ch 1348 Ipm
  • la Blakgrave 1275 Wigorn


'Black thicket,' v. græfe .