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.


Major Settlement in the Parish of Colebrooke

Historical Forms

  • Colebroc(h) t.Hy2 HMCiv,51 1291 Tax
  • Colbrok(e) 1280 Exon
  • Colbrok(e) juxta Crytton 1345 Ass


'Cool brook' or 'Cola 's brook,' v. Collacott supra 50.