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.

bennescroft

Field in the Parish of Glentworth

Historical Forms

  • bennescroft Hy3 Newh
  • Bene Croft c1234 Newh
  • bennecroft c1234 Newh
  • benescroft c1234 Newh

Etymology

bennescroft Hy3(Ed1), Bene Croft, bennecroft, benescroft c1234(Ed1)(the first el.is probably bēan'a bean' with croft)