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 Brixton

Historical Forms

  • Cokflute 1244 Ass 1284 FA 1310 Ipm
  • Cokeflet 1244 Ass
  • Cokflete 1284 ADi
  • Cocflete 1291 Ass


v. fleot . The first element may well be the river-name noted under Cofford infra 500.