English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

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Cocksmoor Copse

Other OS name in the Parish of Bruern

Historical Forms

  • Coxmore Coppies 1551–2 Survey


( 6 ″ ) is Coxmore Coppies 1551–2Survey ; cf. Cokysmore mede t. Hy 8Valor . This may be the same tract of land as that referred to as Cox Moor in the Kingham TA , and the meaning is probably ' marsh frequented by wild birds . ' It is very near Henmarsh ( 341 ) , with the same meaning .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name

Major Settlement