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.

Ribbecroft

Field in the Parish of Hooke

Historical Forms

  • Ribbecroft 1510 DCM
  • claus voc ' Sperkelyng ' Place 1510 DCM

Etymology

Ribbecroft 1510(v. ribbe'ribwort, hound's tongue'); claus voc'Sperkelyng' Place 1510, cf. Spraklynges in Toller Porcorum par. infra)