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.

Collering Hill

Early-attested site in the Parish of Waterhead

Historical Forms

  • Collardingth 1278 Ass
  • Colerain 1827 PR(Laner)


The 19th-century form is presumably an attempt to associate an unintelligible form with the well-known Irish name.