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Survey of English Place-Names

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Early-attested site in the Parish of King's Norton

Historical Forms

  • Cotteruge 1317 Pat
  • Coderugge 1327 SR


This may be manorial, the person who gave his name to the place having come from Cotheridge in this county, v. supra 116.Otherwise it should be interpreted as 'Cotta 's ridge' (v. hrycg ).It stands on a well-marked ridge.