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.

Oxen Croft

Field in the Parish of Shaftesbury

Historical Forms

  • 1840 TA
  • Oxenecroft 1204 Shaft


Oxen Croft(Oxenecroft 1204,'enclosure for oxen', v.oxa(gen.pl. oxna), croft)