Early-attested site in the Parish of Bedale
- Torneton 1086 DB
- Thorneton Collinge, Thorneton Collynge 1270 YI 1328 Banco
- Collyng(e) 1400 YI 1538 FF
- Cowling(e) 1572 FF 1666 Visit
v. þorn , tun . Cowling was originally a feudal addition like Picot in Newton Picot 227supra . Later the first element was lost. The name Colling appears in DB, Riev, and P (1185), and is a patronymic derived from OE Cola (v. Redin 46, 166).