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.

Cobney Meadows

Early-attested site in the Parish of Deerhurst

Historical Forms

  • Cobbeney 1424 GlR
  • Cobney 1454 FF 1653 GR


Cobney Meadows, Cobbeney 1424 GlR, Cobney 1454FF , 1653GR 1263. 'Cobba's water-meadow', from an OE  pers.n. Cobba , cognate with OG  Cobbo , and found in such p.ns. as Cobham (K 110), etc. (cf. Tengvik 305, who notes its use as a byname in DB). v. ēg ; the meadows are low-lying and near the Severn.