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.

Coton Barn

Early-attested site in the Parish of Ellington

Historical Forms

  • Cotene 1286 Ass, QW
  • Coten 1292 BM


'(At the) cottages,' from the dat. pl. of cot.

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Major Settlement