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.

Coaley Peak

Early-attested site in the Parish of Coaley

Historical Forms

  • somet del Pik de Covele 1315 Glouc
  • Colleys Pike 1542 MinAcct
  • Cowley(s) Peak 1760,1777 M
  • Cowley(s) Pick 1779 Rudder


Coaley Peak, somet del Pik de Covele 1315 Glouc, Colleys Pike 1542MinAcct , Cowley (s ) Peak 1760, 1777 M, Cowley (s ) Pick 1779 Rudder, v. pīc 1 'a pointed hill', here a steep projection of the Cotswold scarp.