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.

Great Collett

Field in the Parish of Eynsham

Historical Forms

  • 1802 EnclA
  • Collwurth lane 1481—3 CourtR
  • Coulworthe Closes 1615 CorpusMap
  • Couleworthe slade 1615 CorpusMap

Etymology

Great Collett(Chambers(111) identifiesthis with Colewrþe 1268–81, Collwurth lane 1481—3 CourtR, Coulworthe Closes, Couleworthe slade 1615 CorpusMap,'Cola's enclosure,' v. worþ;identical with Colworth PN Sx 75 and a field-name in Hampton 214: slædhas been added to one form)