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.

Dog Croft

Field in the Parish of Rudheath Lordship

Historical Forms

  • 1841 TA

Etymology

Dog Croft(cf.'a cottage called the Dogge builte for a watche house' 1630,'a cort of Survey houldenatt the Dogg in þe Wall within the said Mannor' 1677)