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.

Chelvecrofte

Field in the Parish of Melbury Osmond

Historical Forms

  • Chelvecrofte 1243 HarlCh

Etymology

Chelvecrofte 1243(v. cealf(gen.pl. cealfa), croft)