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.

Colpitacur

Field in the Parish of Market Harborough

Historical Forms

  • Colpitacur 1507 Wyg
  • Colpittacr ' 1523 Wyg
  • Colepitt acre 1635 Terrier
  • Colpit Acre 1722 Terrier

Etymology

Colpitacur 1507, Colpittacr' 1523, Colepitt acre 1635, Colpit Acre 1722, Colepit Acre c. 1730, 1744 (v. col - pytt, æcer; a site for the manufacture of charcoal)