English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

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Chaldicott's Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Semley

Historical Forms

  • Chaldecotis 1448 FF
  • Caldecots 1541 Hoare
  • Chalder Cutts 1773 AandD
  • Cheldecot' 1225 SR
  • Caldecote 1292 AddCh
  • Chaldecote 1305 Ass


Chaldicott's Fm (6″) is Chaldecotis 1448FF , Caldecots 1541 Hoare, Chalder Cutts 1773 A and D, and is to be associated with the family of William de Cheldecot ' (1225SR ), John de Caldecote (1292AddCh ), Walter de Chaldecote (1305Ass ). This may be a genuine place-name 'cold cote,' or it may be manorial in origin, taking its name from a family which came from Chalcot supra 147.