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.

Yewtree Ho

Other OS name in the Parish of Wem

Historical Forms

  • Yew Tree House 1833 OS
  • Drigadrake 1833 OS


, Yew Tree House 1833 OS. The moated site N.E. of Creamore is Drigadrake 1833 OS . FN 67 says “ the field named Drake Hill or Drigadrake ( Wem ) was said to be the haunt of a dragon ” . The name is not in TA .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name