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.

The Crawl

Early-attested site in the Parish of Thornbury

Historical Forms

  • Craulefeld(e), Creulefeld(e) 1322 Ext
  • Craule, (le) Crawle 1533 MinAcct


The Crawl (lost), Craulefeld (e ), Creulefeld (e )1322Ext , Craule , (le ) Crawle 1533MinAcct . Probably 'crow hill', v. crāwe (or the variant crǣwe ), hyll .