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.

Cordle Bushes, Cordle Door

Early-attested site in the Parish of Kirtlington


Cordle Bushes, Cordle Door (6″). Cf. Caldewellemore early 13th AD, Coldevelmore 1286–7CourtR , Caldewelle , Caldewelmede 1422, 1476–7Rental , Caldwell 1591Survey . v. c(e)ald, w(i)elle, mōr , mǣd .