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.

Cross Cliff

Early-attested site in the Parish of Allerston

Historical Forms

  • Crosseclif, Crosseclyff 1335 ForP


v. cros , clif . The reference may be to some cross used as a boundary mark.