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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of Emley

Historical Forms

  • Croweshagh 1208 FF
  • Croweschaye 1307 YDviii
  • Crawesthagh (sic for Craweschagh) 1328 WCR
  • Crauschagh 1379 PT
  • Crowshaw 1659 PREm


Crawshaw, 1643 WillY, Croweshagh 1208 FF, Croweschaye 1307 YD viii, Crawesthagh (sic for Craweschagh )1328 WCR, Crauschagh 1379 PT (p), Crowshaw 1659 PREm. 'Crow wood', v. crāwe , sceaga .

Places in the same Parish

Other OS name

Early-attested site