Early-attested site in the Parish of Wapley & Codrington
- Chesecumba c.1145 Glouc
- Chesecombe 1327 SR
- Chescumbe 1287 Ass
Chescombe Fm, Chesecumba c. 1145 Glouc, Chesecombe 1327SR (p), Chescumbe 1287Ass (p). Possibly 'valley where cheese was produced', v. cēse , cumb , but the first el. may be OE ceas 'heap of stones' or the like; cf. Chescombe (i, 154supra ), Chesley Hill (71infra ).