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.


Field in the Parish of Marsh Chapel

Historical Forms

  • Porecroft 1595 FMap 1595 FMap
  • Purcrofte 1538 AOMB


Porecroft 15951, 15952(perhapscomparable with the Poor Cl in f.ns.(a) supra, a croft the rent of which wasused for charitable purposes; Purcrofte 1538 may possibly belong here)