Early-attested site in the Parish of Holbrook
- Cokkesbenche 1395 DuLa 1543 Woll
- Cocksbench(e) 1533 1633 ParRegDuffield
- Coxbench 1634 ParRegDuffield
Coxbench is perhaps 'cock's slope', v. cocc 2 , benc , though the OE nickname Coc (c ) might also be considered. The geographical distribution of DB names suggests that Coxbench may be the site of the DB Herdebi 'herd farm', v. heord , bȳ .