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.

le Croskeld

Field in the Parish of Cliburn

Historical Forms

  • le Croskeld 1366 Clib

Etymology

le Croskeld('spring by a cross',v. cros, kelda, the spring apparently having some religious association)