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.

Gnype croft

Field in the Parish of Cliburn

Historical Forms

  • Gnype croft 1366 Clib

Etymology

Gnype croft(v. gnípa'overhanging rock', croft)