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.

Colewang

Field in the Parish of Wold Newton

Historical Forms

  • Colewang eHy3 Alv

Etymology

Colewang eHy3(13)(Dr Insley suggested that this is'Koli'sgarden, in-field', from the Scand . pers.n. Koli and vangr, though the firstel. could formally be the OE  pers.n. Cola)