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Survey of English Place-Names

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Crouch Oak

Other OS name in the Parish of Chertsey

Historical Forms

  • Cruce 13th,14th Chertsey


( 6 ″ ) is so named in 1823 (G) . This is from ME  crouche , ' cross . ' Cf. la Nywecrouche 1342ChertseyB . Also note Geoffrey and William de Cruce (13th, 14th Chertsey) and the mention of Sir Giffreus Heþe de la Croix in the bounds of Egham infra 119 n .