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.

Coal Pit Lane

Field in the Parish of Kibworth Beauchamp

Historical Forms

  • 1771 Terrier 1745 Terrier
  • Colepit Lane 1700 Terrier 1708 Terrier
  • Colepit lane end c.1720 Terrier


Coal Pit Lane 1771 (Colepitt Lane 1694, l. 17, c. 1715, Colepit Lane 1700, 1708 etpassim to 1745, Colepit lane end c. 1720 (v. lane - ende), v. col - pytt, lane; a place where charcoal was made)