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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of Allerston

Historical Forms

  • Crakethorn 1218 FF


'Crow thorn' v. kraki , þorn and cf. Crakethirn 13 Percy in Rainton.