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.

culture que vocatur Croft

Field in the Parish of Waithe

Historical Forms

  • culture que vocatur Croft 1209–35 LAHW
  • Crofft ex orientali parte ecclesie de Wathe c.1221 Welles
  • a forland called Croft gates c.1650 Terrier

Etymology

culture que vocatur Croft 1209–35, Crofft ex orientali parte ecclesie de Wathe c.1221, a forland called Croft gates c.1650(v. croft)