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.

Cripwell Fm

Other OS name in the Parish of Wymeswold

Historical Forms

  • Cripwell farm 1925 Kelly


, Cripwell farm 1925 Kelly ; poss . ' curling, winding stream ' as in Cripswell in adjacent Willoughby on the Wolds (Nt 325) ( v. cyrps , wella ) , although the surn . Cripwell belongs especially to southern Notts . and is also found in Leics . in the western Wolds villages in the 19th cent .