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Survey of English Place-Names

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Early-attested site in the Parish of Combe Raleigh

Historical Forms

  • Cruke 1244 Ass
  • Crouk 1330 SR
  • Crook 1571 SR


It is the British word cruc , 'hill, barrow,' with reference to Crook Hill just above the farm. See further under Crooke supra 371.

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name

Major Settlement