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.

Gappecroft

Field in the Parish of Shaftesbury

Historical Forms

  • Gappecroft 1433 Salis

Etymology

Gappecroft 1433(v. gappe'gap, breach', croft)