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.

Cuckold's Pit

Other OS name in the Parish of Chardstock


, perhaps so called because it was a place favoured for illicit love - making ( v. Field 56 ) ; it lies ½ mile E of the village .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name

Major Settlement