Early-attested site in the Parish of Kenton
- on coccford 1044 OSFacsii,Exeterxii
- Cokford 1311 FF
This place and Cofton and Cockwood supra 493–4 may all take their name from the one stream on which they stand. For the possibility of Cocc as a stream-name, denoting the 'red' stream (Welsh coch ), v. Ekwall RN 83.