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.

Colesden

Early-attested site in the Parish of Roxton

Historical Forms

  • Colesden(e) 1195 P 1202 Ass 1220 LS 1227 Ass 1276,1287 Ass
  • Cole(n)dene 1227 Ass
  • Collesden 1236 FF 1276,1287 Ass 1338 Cl 1415 Ipm 1428 FA 1440 IpmR 1441 BM 1493 Ipm 1535 VE
  • Colisden 1276 RH
  • Collesdon 1343 Cl
  • Colsdene 1346 FA
  • Collisden 1386 Cl
  • Coldsden 1592 ADvi

Etymology

'Col's valley.' The evidence for an OE  pers. name Col is set forth s. n. Coleshill (PN Bk 227).

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Major Settlement