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Survey of English Place-Names

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Clipescroft

Field in the Parish of Derby

Historical Forms

  • Clipescroft 1261–75 Darley
  • Clypyscroft 1450 Rental
  • Clipse Crofte 1633 Portland

Etymology

Clipescroft 1261–75, Clypyscroft 1450,Clipse Crofte 1633('Clip's croft', v. croft)