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.

Eshecroft

Field in the Parish of Rothwell

Historical Forms

  • Eshecroft 1577 Terrier
  • estcroft 1606 Terrier
  • Escroft 1625 Terrier
  • Eshcroft 1721 Terrier

Etymology

Eshecroft 1577,estcroft(sic) 1606, Escroft 1625, Eshcroft 1721(v. esc'an ash-tree', croft)