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.

Eastcombe and Westcombe

Early-attested site in the Parish of Hollacombe

Historical Forms

  • Estecomb 1279 Ipm
  • Westecom(b)e 1339 Ass 1431 IpmR


Probably 'east and west of the combe,' the farms being so situated. v. Introd. supra xxxvii.

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Major Settlement