English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

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Early-attested site in the Parish of Kempsey

Historical Forms

  • Draycote, Draycott 1275 SR 1548 Pat 1590 Wills
  • Dreycote 1303 Wigorn
  • Dra(y)cott 1649 Surv


v. dræg , cot . This place lies on gently rising ground, away from water, cf. Draycott in Blockley supra 99.