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 Cawston

Historical Forms

  • Pouuescros 1422 Ct
  • Pouues pitt 1424 Ct


Pouuescros 1422 Ct Schram, Pouues pitt 1424 Ct Schram(v.Reaney s.n. Powe from OE  pāwa'peacock' and pytt)