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.


Major Settlement in the Parish of Coldwaltham

Historical Forms

  • Uualdham 683 BCS 14th
  • Waltham 957 BCS997 14th
  • Cold Waltham 1340 NI
  • Est Waltham 1419 Ct
  • Caldwaltham 1430 Pat
  • Waltham on the Hethe 1539 LP


For this name v. Up Waltham supra 77. Dallaway (Arundel 248) says that it has a bleak situation on a heath.

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site