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.

Newcott Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Clayhidon

Historical Forms

  • Nonicote 1242 Fees786
  • Noningecot 1285 FA
  • Nonyncote 1299 Ass 1346 FA
  • Nonyngcote 1327 Banco
  • Nonigncote juxta Hidon 1299 Ass
  • Nunnyngcote 1377 Cl
  • Nonycote 1303 FA 1408 BM
  • Newcoote 1566 DA


Probably 'Nunna 's cot(e)' or 'cot(e) of Nunna 's people,' v. ing . The development is without parallel and must have been influenced at a late stage by the adjective 'new.'