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.

Lycroft's Shaw

Early-attested site in the Parish of Goring

Historical Forms

  • Leycroft 1314,35 Gor


Lycroft's Shaw (6″) is Leycroft 1314, 35 Gor. Second element croft. The first might be lǣge , 'fallow,' (a)h, 'clearing,' or simply the French definite article.