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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of Kirkburton

Historical Forms

  • Coppedhirst 1307 WCR
  • Coptherst 1586 WillY
  • Copthirst 1709 WMB


Copthurst, Coppedhirst 1307 WCR, Coptherst 1586 WillY, Copthirst 1709 WMB. 'Wood of pollarded trees', v. copped , hyrst .

Places in the same Parish

Other OS name

Early-attested site