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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of Colmworth

Historical Forms

  • Collow Hill 1607 Terr


This form shows that this place is probably a low (v. hlaw ) rather than a ley . Is this by any chance for Colm-low , marking the burial place of the one-time owner of Colmworth?

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Major Settlement