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.

the Kings Croft

Field in the Parish of Rudheath Lordship

Historical Forms

  • the Kings Croft 1609 Rental
  • the Kings Crofts 1650 LRMB
  • the Kings Crofts Feildes 1630 AOMB

Etymology

the Kings Croft 1609, the Kings Crofts 1650, the Kings Crofts Feildes 1630(v. cyning, cf. King'sLane supra)