Early-attested site in the Parish of Steane
- Collready, Coleready 1618 Clayton
- Collerdy 1773 EnclA
- Cold Readie 1826 G
Coleready Fm is Collready , Coleready 1618Clayton , Collerdy 1773EnclA , Cold Readie 1826 G. No very early forms have been found, but the name is doubtless a compound of col, 'cool' and riðig , 'stream.' There is a small stream here. For the form of the second element cf. Cropredy (O).