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.

Colley Irons

Early-attested site in the Parish of Rowington

Historical Forms

  • Caudell Hern, Cawdewell Heron 1546 RowRec


Colley Irons (6″) is identical with Caudell Hern , Cawdewell Heron 1546 RowRec. Cf. Caudel Herne , vulgarly called Colley Irons 1848 ib. 'Cold spring corner,' v. cald , wielle , hyrne .