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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of Alwington

Historical Forms

  • Cokemeton 1244,1317 Ass
  • Kokemeton 1278 Ass
  • Cokhampton 1281 Ass
  • Cokmanton 1330 SR


Here again the relation of the forms to one another is very difficult. It is uncertain if the form Cokemanton cited by Blomé (33) from a Fine of 1223 really refers to this place.