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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of Allonby

Historical Forms

  • Crookhirst 1679 CWxxi


Cf. Kruk ', le Crok '1262HolmC . v. krókr , hyrst . It lies between the fork of two streams.

Places in the same Parish

Major Settlement