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

  • Primecrofte 1595 FMap
  • Prime croft 1595 FMap
  • Primecroft c.1638 Holywell
  • : le Readfeild 1839 TA


Primecrofte 15951, Prime croft 15952, Primecroft c.1638(the meaning of Prime here isunclear): le Readfeild 1628*(perhaps'the field where reeds grow', v. hrēod,feld)