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.

Croft

Field in the Parish of Stanton upon Hine Heath

Historical Forms

  • 1839 TA

Etymology

Croft(the eastern tip ofthe parish, containing Coolmoor, Stonehouse Fm and Longley, is divided into smallenclosures many of which have Croft ns.: those near Stonehouse Fm includeCrabtree Croft, Old Man's Croft, Clover Croft, Well Croft)