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.

Swancote Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Chaddesley Corbett

Historical Forms

  • Swenecote 1271 For
  • Swanecote 1280 For 1324 FF
  • Swannecote 1505 MinAcct


This place, like Sannacott (D), is from OE  swāna cot (u ), 'cottages of the peasants,' v. swan , cot .