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.

Costwell Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Towcester

Historical Forms

  • Kerswell 1247 Ass
  • Carswelle 1299 Ass
  • Carsewell t.Ed3 SR
  • Creswell 1330 Ass 1331 FF
  • Castwell 1650 ParlSurv
  • Costwell 1763 EnclA


Costwell Fm is Kerswell 1247Ass (p), Carswelle 1299Ass (p), Carsewell t. Ed 3SR (p), Creswell 1330Ass (p), 1331FF (p), Castwell 1650ParlSurv , Costwell 1763EnclA . 'Cress spring,' v. wielle . Cf. Caswell supra 43.

Places in the same Parish