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.

Cotter Wood

Early-attested site in the Parish of Breadsall


Cotter Wood (6″), cf. Cothalh c. 1237 DbA xvi(p), Cothale 1303 ib (p), 1321 ib, 1328 SR (p), c. 1338 DbA xvi, 1348, 1351 Pat, Cothalle 1330Ass , Cotters 1817EnclA . 'Nook of land with a cottage', v. cot , halh .