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 East and West Dawlish

Historical Forms

  • Coctone 1282 Exon
  • Cokton(e) 1333 SR 1356 Ass 1386 Exon
  • Cofton 1289 Cl
  • Coffeton al. Caughton 1715 Recov


For this name, v. Cofford infra 500.