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.

Cold Norton

Major Settlement in the Parish of Cold Norton

Historical Forms

  • Nortunā 1086 DB
  • Norton iuxta ffanbrigge 1285 Ass
  • Coldenorton 1350 Ipm
  • Coldnorton alias Gold Norton 1605 EAviii


'North tun,' perhaps because north of the Crouch.

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name