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.

Wild Crosse

Field in the Parish of Radipole

Historical Forms

  • Wild Crosse 1582 Hutch

Etymology

Wild Crosse 1582(perhaps'cross in a desolate spot', v. wilde, cros, but cf. the f.n. Wyld in Wyke Regispar. infra).