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Full record: Greystoke

County Cumberland
Transcript [Grey]stok
Icon description single building
Icons
  • building
Description faded
Appearances
  • faded
Etymology OW creic, 'hill' + OE stoc, 'place'
Translation
Earlier editors Greystok (OS 1935, Parsons)
Early Maps Grai(n)stok (Angliae Figura)
Overwritten no
Attested spelling Greystok 1289 Pap; 1323, 1327, 1359 Ipm; most of the early forms (12th-14th centuries) show an initial C- and may probably be taken as representing local pronunciation