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.

Cuckoo Closes

Field in the Parish of Eynsham

Historical Forms

  • 1802 EnclA

Etymology

Cuckoo Closes(cf. Cookoyate 1481–3 CourtR)