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.

Cockshead

Field in the Parish of Dowdeswell

Historical Forms

  • 1838 TA
  • South Combes 1562 Rogers

Etymology

Cockshead; middle Comb & great Comb(South Combes 1562, v. cumb)