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.


Field in the Parish of Bottesford

Historical Forms

  • Wheytcross 1352 Rut


Wheytcross 1352 bis(' the white cross', v. hwīt, cros, presum. referring to limestone construction; the surviving medieval cross base in Muston is of limestone, cf. white cross in nearby Knipton f. ns. (b))