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.

Claxhurst

Field in the Parish of Eynsham

Historical Forms

  • Claxhurst 1363 Chambers

Etymology

Claxhurst(v. hyrst; first element probably the personal name Clac)