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.

the Cole Cart way

Field in the Parish of Rearsby

Historical Forms

  • the Cole Cart way 1679 Terrier 1700 Terrier 1709 Terrier 1731 Terrier


the Cole Cart way 1679, 1700, 1709, 1731, the Coal Cart way 1712, 1745 (v. col 1, carte, weg; the name also appears in neighbouring Ratcliffe on the Wreake so that, rather than charcoal, the transport of mineral coal maybe considered)