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.

Wellecroft

Field in the Parish of Wold Newton

Historical Forms

  • Wellecroft eHy2 Alv
  • Well Close 1573 MiD

Etymology

Wellecroft l12(13), Well Close 1573(v. wella, croft, clos(e))