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 Grinton

Historical Forms

  • Crakepot(e) 1298 YI 1301 LS R2 RichReg


'Pot where crows abound' v. kraka . For the topographical use of pot v. Pott Hall 234supra .