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

  • Listerkroft 1363 Ipm
  • Listra closse t.Ed3 Cocker


Listerkroft(cf.Richard Lister and Watecroftlister 1338 Cl, the latter meaning'Lister's wheatcroft,' and Listra closse t. Ed 3(t. Eliz) Cocker)