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.

Combe Martin

Major Settlement in the Parish of Combe Martin

Historical Forms

  • Comba 1086 DB
  • Cumbe 1198 FF
  • Coumb' Martin 1276 RH


v. cumb . Robert, the son of Martin , held the manor in 1133 (Lewes Cartulary ).