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.

Prowcescrofte ( s )

Field in the Parish of Old Sodbury

Historical Forms

  • Prowcescrofte ( s ) 1487 MinAcct 1492 MinAcct
  • Prowtescrofte ( s ) 1487 MinAcct 1492 MinAcct

Etymology

Prowcescrofte(s), Prowtescrofte(s)1487, 1492(the ME  byname Proute'proud')