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.

Walcot

Early-attested site in the Parish of Haselor

Historical Forms

  • Walecote 1235 Fees 1279 Nott
  • Walcote juxta Haselore 1445 FF
  • Wolcote 1596 PCC

Etymology

Walcot is Walecote 1235 Fees, 1279Nott (p), Walcote juxta Haselore 1445FF , Wolcote 1596 PCC. 'Cottage(s) of the serfs,' v. wealh , cot(e).

Places in the same Parish