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.

Caudell thornes

Field in the Parish of Frisby

Historical Forms

  • Caudell thornes 1625 Terrier
  • Caudill thornes 1625 Terrier
  • Caudie Thornes 1638 Terrier
  • Caudy Thornes 1638 Terrier

Etymology

Caudell thornes, Caudill thornes 1625, Caudie Thornes, Caudy Thornes 1638, v. þorn; prob.' cold spring' (v. cald, wella) rather than' cold hill')