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.

How Croft

Field in the Parish of Eye and Dunsden

Historical Forms

  • c.1840 TA

Etymology

How Croft(Howcroft(e) 1603–4, Howcrofte c. 1605, first element hōh,'spur of land')