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 Cleator

Historical Forms

  • Crosfeld 1279 Ass
  • Crossefeld 1292 ib
  • Crossfield 1616 CaineCl


This may take its name from Fawn Cross infra , half a mile to the south-east.