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.

Petemannescroft

Field in the Parish of Swinhope

Historical Forms

  • Petemannescroft 1310 Ipm
  • Pidmancroft 1322 Ipm

Etymology

Petemannescroft 1310, Pidmancroft 1322(doubtless alluding to a turf-cutter,v. pete, mann, croft)