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.

ad fontem

Field in the Parish of Croxton

Historical Forms

  • ad fontem 1327 SR
  • atte Welle 1332 SR
  • west coalepittes 1577 Terrier

Etymology

ad fontem 1327 SR, atte Welle 1332 ib both(p)(v. wella'a spring, a well'); west coalepittes 1577, cf. Cole pite bottome supra)

Places in the same Parish