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.

Corringdon and Corringdon Ball

Early-attested site in the Parish of South Brent

Historical Forms

  • Correndon 1284 Add
  • Correndon Ball 1575 Deed 1805 Recov
  • Corndon 1288 Orig 1292 Add 1306 Ass
  • Corndon al. Coringdon 1561 Add
  • Curndon 1291 Add


In the last reference given there is mention also of a Curnbroke (1291) and Corndich (1297), both in this locality. For the interpretation, v. s. n. Cornwood supra 268. For ball , v. supra 211.