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.

Sloecroft

Field in the Parish of Shiplake

Historical Forms

  • Sloecroft 1745 Bodl 1662 Bodl
  • Slowcrofte 1603–4 Survey

Etymology

Sloecroft(Slowcrofte 1603–4 Survey, Sloecroft 1662 Bodl, the first element might be slōh,'mud')