Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for GRIMESTHORPE

GRIMESTHORPE, a village in Brightside Bierlow township, Sheffield parish, W. R. Yorkshire; 2 miles N of Sheffield. It has extensive cutlery works, a Wesleyan chapel, a Free Methodist chapel, and a national school; and near it are the Victuallers' hospital, with a monument in front to the late Mr. Wiley. Near it also is an ancient camp.

(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a village"   (ADL Feature Type: "populated places")
Administrative units: Sheffield CP/AP       Yorkshire AncC
Place: Grimesthorpe

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