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 Cullompton

Historical Forms

  • Colebroc(a) 1086 DB 1175 P
  • Colebrok 1314 Ass
  • Colbroke 1390 Cl 1488 BM


'Cool brook' or 'Cola 's brook.'