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.

Snape Cottage

Early-attested site in the Parish of Church Lawton

Historical Forms

  • Snape Cottage 1831 Bry 1842 OS
  • la Snape, le Snape 1265–72,1269–91 Chest
  • Snape 1708 BW


Snape Cottage (lost), Snape Cottage 1831 Bry, 1842 OS, Snape's Bridge, la Snape , le Snape 1265–72, 1269–91 Chest, Snape 1708BW , 'the bog', v. snæp .