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.

Calcots Wd

Other OS name in the Parish of Sixpenny Handley

Historical Forms

  • Chaldecott 1618 Map
  • Chalcotts Coppice 1829 EnclA
  • Chalkits 1841 TA


, Chaldecott 1618Map ,Chalcotts Coppice 1829EnclA , Chalkits 1841TA , cf. William Chalcot 1575Glyn , farmcalled Brown 's Tenement , otherwise Bingham 's or Chaldecot 's 1869 Hutch3 , probably a p.n . ' cold cottage ' from ceald and cot , but possibly a surname from such a p.n .