New Abbey, KCB
- domum lie Byre et Peithous 1595 RMS 6 383
Element: S byre ‘a cow-house or cattle-house; an abode, dwelling’
This place may give its name to Byrecroft. However, it is equally possible that they are independent formations.
This entry is still in draft and has yet to be proofed. There are links to the sources of historical forms of the name, where spellings can be checked.