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.

Gravenhunger Moss

Other OS name in the Parish of Woore

Historical Forms

  • Butter Hill Moss 1833 OS
  • Gravenhunger Bottom Moss and GravenhungerTop Moss 1838 TA
  • Le Mos 1323 AD

Etymology

, Butter Hill Moss 1833 OS (v. f.ns.),Gravenhunger Bottom Moss and GravenhungerTop Moss 1838TA : probably Le Mos 1323AD .