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.

Lady Cross

Early-attested site in the Parish of Penistone

Historical Forms

  • Lauedicros Hy3 For 1290 Ch
  • Lauedycroft, Leuedycroft (sic) 1285 For
  • Lady(e) Cross(e) Hy8,1695 Hntii,360–1 1771 M


Lady Cross, Lauedicros Hy 3For , 1290 Ch, Lauedycroft , Leuedycroft (sic)1285For , Lady (e ) Cross (e )Hy 8, 1695 Hnt ii, 360–1, 1771 M. v. hlǣfdige , cros . The remains of the cross are near the Sheffield- Manchester road a mile from the county boundary.

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name