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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.

Crock Dumble

Early-attested site in the Parish of Burton Joyce


Crock Dumble (6″). Cf. boscus de Birton qui dicitur Croke 1335For , boscus qui vocatur Crook t. Ed 3 (16th) For , Crock wood 1609LRMB , Crockfield 1634 CoRec, Crock Dumble c. 1825 O.S.crock is from ME  croke , 'crook, bend, corner,' cf. infra 286.Here it has reference to the forking valley both arms of which are called 'Crock Dumble.' Burtonwood (infra ) lies between the two arms. For dumble , v. infra 279.

Places in the same Parish

Major Settlement