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.

Crutchmore Plantation

Early-attested site in the Parish of Kirtlington


Crutchmore Plantation (6″). Cf. Crowchemore , Crouchemore 1422Rental , Crochemonth or Crowchemouth 1470–1CourtR , Cro (w )chemore 1476–7Rental . First element ME  crouche, 'cross' (in the 1422 reference the place is let to Robert attecross and there is mention 1591Survey of a cross “in Oxford way,” obviously in this part of the parish), second element mōr .