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.

West Cote

Field in the Parish of Marsh Chapel

Historical Forms

  • West Cote 1839 TA 1595 FMap
  • the weste cote holmes 1559 LAAS
  • Westcotholme 1595 FMap
  • a mavry ... called Westcote holme 1595 FMap
  • West hall croft 1595 FMap
  • Westhal Croft 1595 FMap


West Cote 1447*, the weste cote holmes 1559, Westcotholme 15951, a mavry(sic)... called Westcote holme 15952(originally'the west cottage, shed', v. west, cot, to which was added holmr; itis shown as a saltern or salt-hill on 15951); westhall croft 1553+, West hall croft 15952, Westhal Croft 15951, cf. Westhallepastur' in Fulstow f.ns.(b) supra)