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.


Major Settlement in the Parish of Crowell

Historical Forms

  • Clawelle 1086 DB
  • Crawella 1163 P 1428 FA
  • Crauwell' 1246–7 Ass
  • Crauwell 1300 Ipm
  • Crowell 1268 Ass


'Crows' spring or stream,' v. crāwe , w(i)elle. The -l - in DB is an Anglo-Norman spelling. v. Addenda liii.

Places in the same Parish

Other OS name