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.

Cretton

Field in the Parish of Upper Denton

Historical Forms

  • Cretton c.1235 Laner

Etymology

Cretton(possibly containingOE  cræt,'cart')

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site