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Survey of English Place-Names

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Crundale Bank

Other OS name in the Parish of Long Marton

Historical Forms

  • Crundall 1265 Pat
  • Crundale 1684 BdyR
  • Crundal bank 1841 TA


, 1859OS , Crundall 1265 Pat (p), Crundale 1684BdyR ,Crundal bank 1841TA ; although an old limestone quarry stands at the head of this small valley , we are unlikely to have OE  crundel ' quarry ' , as that word has a southern and south - western provenance and so far is not found north of Wo ; the name means ' crookedvalley ' ( v. crumb , dæl ) , a fitting description .