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.

Collumn Hill

Early-attested site in the Parish of Sutton

Historical Forms

  • Coleham 1288 Ass
  • Colham 1327 SR


Collumn Hill (6″) must be connected with William de Coleham (1288Ass ) and Richard de Colham (1327 SR). If this is so, the modern form is corrupt and the sense is 'Cola's ham.'

Places in the same Parish