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Survey of English Place-Names

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Cothercott

Major Settlement in the Parish of Church Pulverbatch

Historical Forms

  • Cotardicote 1086 DB
  • Godardecot' 1261-2 ForProc
  • Codardecote 1301 SAC
  • Crodecot c.1291 TN
  • Cothercote 1549 Pat
  • Cothercott 1675,1788 SBL13454,6165
  • Cothercot 1789 SBL6582
  • Suddercott 1615 SBL3466
  • Cathercott 1672 HTR
  • Cuthercote 1674 SBL3467
  • Coddercott 1688,1722,8 SBL3469A,3451,3
  • Coodercott 1689 SBL6058
  • Cudercott 1735,c.1790 SBL3459,6579

Etymology

'Cottage(s) associated with Cūðheard'. The OE form probably had a connective -ing-. The modern pronunciation is [kʌðəkɔt].

Places in the same Parish