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.

Caldbeck

Major Settlement in the Parish of Caldbeck

Historical Forms

  • Caldebek 11th Gospatric 13th
  • Caldebec in Alredal' 1212 Cole
  • Caldevek 1404 Pat
  • Caldbec c.1175 Weth
  • Kaldbek 1365 Pat
  • Cawlbek 1506 CW(OS)vi
  • Cawdbek 1552 Visiti
  • Kolbeck 1569 ElizKes
  • Callbeck 1569 FF
  • Calbeyke 1537 LP
  • Caldebeke Underfell in 1519 (FF)
  • Caldebek Upton 1519 FF
  • Uptoune 1540 MinAcct
  • aquam de Caldebek 1292 Ass

Etymology

'Cold stream,' v. kaldr , bekkr . It is called Caldebeke Underfell in 1519 (FF ) to distinguish it from Upton which is Caldebek Upton 1519FF , Uptoune 1540MinAcct , 'higher settlement,' v. uppe , tūn . Cf. Uppington Yeate 1660Cocker . The stream itself is referred to in aquam de Caldebek 1292Ass .

Places in the same Parish

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