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 Bellbank

Historical Forms

  • Cumcrouk' 1279 Ass
  • Cumcruk 1295 Rental
  • Comcronk (sic) 1332 SR
  • Comcroke 1525 LP t.Ed6 LanerA
  • the Comecrooke 1584 Border
  • Comecrocke 1592 ib


A British name, the elements being cwm (*cumbā ), 'valley' and crug (*croucā ), (Welsh  crug , Cornish cruc ), 'hill, mound.'

Places in the same Parish