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.

Cromlech Crock Lane

Other OS name in the Parish of Wraxall


, 1811 OS , used of a high stretch of the M . Newton - Crewkerne road , here forming the par . bdy between Wraxall and Toller Porcorum , according to GazetteerSuppl 44 also called Crimmercrock Lane and formerly with a cromlech on its verge , cf. the tumulus ( 6″ ) on the NE side of the road ; for Crock , cf. perhaps Crock Lane in Bothenhampton par . infra .