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.

Cottagers cl

Field in the Parish of Utterby

Historical Forms

  • 1838 TA
  • the Cotchers close 1636 LindDep 1698 LindDep
  • the Cotchers Close 1671 LindDep
  • Cotcher close 1698 LindDep
  • the Cotcher Close 1713 LindDep

Etymology

Cottagers cl(2x)(the Cotchers close 1636, 1698, the Cotchers Close 1671, Cotcher close 1698, the Cotcher Close 1713; cotcher is acommon L form of cottager)