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.

Grimpits Fm

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

Historical Forms

  • Grimmesput 1275 Ass
  • Grimesput, Grymesput 1275 SR, Ass, all (p)


'Hill' and 'pit' of Grim . For this pers. name v. Grimley supra 126. In this case the Scand. is possible.