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Eastoft is a parish in the north of the Isle of Axholme. The parish of Eastoft was created in 1855 from part of Crowle Parish.
 

Place-name.

Eastoft - c.1170 Eschetoft

eski - Place growing with ash trees (Old Scandinavian)

toft - Site of a house, curtilage or homestead. (Old Scandinavian)

eski + toft = Eastoft

Meaning - Homestead, house or curtilage where ash trees are growing

 

Further reading - Mills, A. D. A Dictionary of English Place Names

 

A map of Eastoft. Click to see the map on MSN Maps & Directions

 


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