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.


Field in the Parish of Wolterton

Historical Forms

  • Costegraue 1195 NfRO l.13 NCReg


Costegraue 1195 ib, l.13 NCReg(v. cost1,'trial, examination' and græf, grāf, grǣfe'grove', i.e.'a grove where a trial was held')