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.

Coat Hill

Early-attested site in the Parish of Brampton

Historical Forms

  • Coithill 1589 ExchKR 1601 Survey
  • Coithall 1626 Boothby
  • Coathill 1602 Border
  • Cotehill 1603 Gilsland 1633 Naworth


The early forms suggest that the first element is OE  cot.