English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

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Major Settlement in the Parish of Northcott

Historical Forms

  • Northcote 1263 FF
  • Northcote juxta Boyton 1345 Ass
  • Northecote juxta Loghincote 1378 IpmR


This was formerly a part of Boyton parish in Cornwall. Why 'north' is not clear. It is south of Luffincott, east of Boyton.

Places in the same Parish