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.

Cold Ash

Parish in the County of Berkshire


This parish was formed for ecclesiastical purposes in 1865, out of the civil parish of Thatcham, and for civil purposes in 1894 (Kelly, 65).The name occurs on Rocque's map (1761). For 19th-cent. f.ns. v. Thatcham 192.