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Survey of English Place-Names

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Culland Hall

Early-attested site in the Parish of Brailsford

Historical Forms

  • Cauelunt 1199 P
  • Cauueland e.13th DbCh
  • Kaueland Hy3 ib
  • Cou(e)land 1220 Cur 1286 Cl 1316,1322 FF 1323 Cl 1337 DbCh 1381 ib
  • Cou(e)lond 1318 RadCh 1327 DbCh
  • Coland 1401 DbCh 1431 FA 1485 Shir
  • Culland 1633 DbAvi


Probably 'Cāfa's land, estate', v. land . The early forms show rounding of ā to ō (supra xlviii), with subsequent shortening of the first element. For the OE  pers.n. Cāfa v. Tengvik 343. The form -lunt is presumably an error.