English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

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Grice Croft

Other OS name in the Parish of Whicham

Historical Forms

  • Groscrofte 1571 ib
  • Grisecroft 1585 ib
  • Gricecroft 1684 ib


is Groscrofte 1571 ib., Grisecroft 1585 ib., Gricecroft 1684ib . The first element here seems to be ON  gríss , ' young pig . '