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Survey of English Place-Names

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Goldcroft Fm

Other OS name in the Parish of Wyke Regis

Historical Forms

  • Gold Craft 1582 Ilch 18
  • Goldcroft 1841 TA

Etymology

, Gold Craft 1582 (18) Ilch , Goldcroft 1841TA , v. croft ; the first el . may be gold ' gold ' , golde ' marigold ' , or a surname , cf. John Golde of Waymuthe 1382 Fine .