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Survey of English Place-Names

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Early-attested site in the Parish of Withington

Historical Forms

  • Cotewell(e) 1299 RBB 1540 MinAcct 1544 LP
  • Cotwell 1548 Pat


Cothill, Cotewell (e )1299RBB (p), 1540MinAcct , 1544 LP, Cotwell 1548 Pat. 'Well or stream near the cottage', v. cot , wella .