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.

Cobley Hill

Early-attested site in the Parish of Tardebigge

Historical Forms

  • Cobesleie 12th Dugdv.409
  • Cobbele(ye) 1271 For 1299 RBB 18th
  • Cobley Hill 1535 VE


This contains a pers. name Cobb (a ) occurring as Cobbe in the 12th cent. and also contained in Cobley (Ha), Cobbanlea BCS 974, and probably also in Cobham (K), Cobbahamm BCS 741.