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.

Westcroft

Field in the Parish of Davenham

Historical Forms

  • Westcroft 1277 VR
  • Westcrofte 1299 Orm

Etymology

Westcroft 1277(1350) VR, Westcrofte(lit. Wertcrofte) 1299 Orm2 ii 169(v. west, croft).

Places in the same Parish