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.


Field in the Parish of Egremont

Historical Forms

  • Kemecroft 1363 Ipm


Kemecroft(cf. Kempeflatte 1294 Cl. v. flat. Kempe may be either OE  cempa,'warrior,''professionalfighter or wrestler' or a family name of the same derivation)