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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of Caldbeck

Historical Forms

  • Wodekocshotes 1318 MinAcct


This is (wood) cockshot, the earliest reference to which word given in NED is dated 1530.