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Survey of English Place-Names

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Greencastle Brow

Other OS name in the Parish of Dean

Historical Forms

  • Greencastle 1619 CW(OS)iv
  • Greeny Castle (ib. 108)


( 6 ″ ) is named from Greencastle 1619CW (OS) iv. There was traditionally a castle in the Glebe field calledGreeny Castle (ib. 108) .