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.

Cracoe Hill

Early-attested site in the Parish of Gisburn

Historical Forms

  • Cracowe Hill 1646 WillY
  • Crakow-hill 1686 PRGis
  • Creakow-hill 1725 ib


Cracoe Hill, Cracowe Hill 1646 WillY, Crakow-hill 1686 PRGis, Creakow-hill 1725 ib. 'Crow hill', v. kráka , haugr , and cf. Cracoe 89, Cracow Hill 168supra .

Places in the same Parish

Other OS name

Early-attested site