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 Crediton and Crediton Hamlets

Historical Forms

  • holancumbes (heafod) 930 Crawf
  • Hollecoumbe 1238 Ass


'Hollow valley,' v. holh , cumb .