Kirkby Green

Kirkby Green, Lincolnshire

Kirkby Green, in the  Langoe Wapentake of Lincolnshire, comes from the Old Norse appellative compound kirkju-by ‘a village with a church’.

The affix Green come from Old English grene ‘grassy spot, a village green’

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Viking Names


Lincolnshire, place-name, religion

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Kenneth Cameron, A Dictionary of Lincolnshire Place-Names. Nottingham: English Place-Name Society (1998), pp. 74-75.