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.

Norcot Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Reading (including Caversham)

Historical Forms

  • Northcot' 1327 SR
  • Northcot 1539–40,c.1546 ReadingA
  • Northecott 1584 AD
  • Norcott 1608 Dep
  • Northcott 17th PubLib(Clayton) 1761 Rocque
  • Northcote 1846 Snare


Norcot Fm, Northcot '1327SR (p), Northcot 1539–40, c. 1546 ReadingA, Northecott 1584 AD, Norcott 1608Dep , Northcott 17thPubLib (Clayton ), 1761 Rocque, Northcote 1846 Snare, 'north cottage(s)', v. cot and cf. Southcote infra .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name

Major Settlement