Gritnam

Gritnam, Lyndhurst
settlement
parish:
county:
coords:
Lyndhurst
Hampshire
SU2806
refce: HANTSLOC.t

old map: 25inch County Series map -- Hants LXXII.9

Gritnam
otherwise: Greteham, 1086; Gretingham, 1375

refce: Coates 1989
GRITNAM, Domesday Book manor in Brockenhurst
Also mentioned in 1300 'Grettenhamdune'='Gritnam down/hill'. hypothetical Old English 'Greotanham'='estate at the gravelly place, cf Smith (English Place Name Elements I: 209).

domesday
Greteham
Listed in Domesday Book
- Bovre Hundred - Hantescire
Period - 11th century
refce: Domesday Book 1086 (NF9.14)
IN FORESTA NOVA et CIRCA EA~ ... BOLLE habuit in GRETEHA~ dim~ hid~ de rege . Waleran uenator tenebat m. ... Modo e~ in foresta ...

Hampshire Gazetteer - JandMN: 2001