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.

Ballecroft

Field in the Parish of Ripley

Historical Forms

  • Ballecroft 1200–10 Darley
  • Ballemedwe Hy3 Darley

Etymology

Ballecroft 1200–10, Ballemedwe Hy 3(the first element may perhaps bethe pers.n. Balle, v. croft and mǣd)