English Place-Names including the name Cox or Cock 

 

 

Badcox & Badcox Lane

The name given to a New Close in West Field near Whitewell in the Frome area of Somerset

Mentioned in the rate list of 1675

Cock (The)

A stream in the West Riding of Yorkshire

 

Cock (Cox's) Lane

In Bath later re-named Union Passage

Cock Hill

High Land to the north of Leckwith Village near Cardiff.

Cock's Tower

The "Cokes Towre" or "Cox's Tower" is a watch-tower which stood on the east wall of Cardiff, at the Hayes in 1781.

Some remains of it may still be traced. It is perhaps to be indentified with Coquemarel, the ancient prison of the borough.

It stood at the bend of the moat, now the Canal, until about 1860; but was pulled down, all save a low portion of the south-east corner, the approach

whereto was up an alley called Evans Court

 

Cock-a-Trip

An area in Mildenhall parish, Wiltshire

in 1550.

Cock Road

A road in Horningsham, Wiltshire

 

Cock Row

The name of a road near the church at Axbridge, Somerset also in Laverton, Somerset

Cock Place

A street name in Castle Cary, Somerset

Cock Street

A street in Bishops Canning Wiltshire

Cock Roost Farm

A farm at Broad Hinton, Wiltshire

 

Cockayne-Hatley

Also known as Hatley-Port a parish in Biggleswade district Bedfordshire, adjacent to the boundary with Cambridge

Cock-Bevington

More commonly known as Bevington a Chapelry in Liverpool parish, in the northern part of Liverpool borough

 

Cockbury or Cockbury Butt

A hamlet in Winchcombe parish Gloucestershire

 

Cockbury Farm

A property in Southam, Gloucestershire

 

Cocken

A township in Houghton-le Spring parish Derbyshire There is also an estate named Cocken Hall described as “A romantically situated residence, almost surrounded by the river Wear”

 

Cocken Hatch

An estate on the NE border of Hertfordshire, 4 miles from Royston

 

Cocker

The main river in Cumberland on which Cockermouth stands; there is also another stream in Lancashire to the southern limb of Lancaster Bay

 

Cockerham

A township and parish in the district and county of Lancaster

 

Cockerington (North)

A parish in Louth district, Lincolnshire

 

Cockersand Abbey

An extra-parochial tract in the district and county of Lancaster at the mouth of the river Cocker

 

Cockerton

A township in Darlington parish, Derbyshire

 

Cockermouth

A town & sub-district on the west coast of Cumberland County, standing at the confluence of the Cocker & Derwent rivers. Its 11th century castle became at one time the prison for Mary Queen of Scots in 1568

 

Cocket (The)

Also spelt ‘Coquet’ - a river in Northumberland

 

Cocket

A village in the higher division of Swansea parish

 

Cockey

Also know as ‘Ainsworth’ a Chapelry in Middleton parish, Lancashire

 

Cockfield

A township and a parish in Teesdale district Durham

 

Cockfield

A parish in Cosford district, Suffolk

 

Cockhill or Coxhill

One of three Hamlets in Castle-Cary parish Somerset, containing four houses and one single house named "Thorne" in the 18th century

 

Cockhill

1. A hamlet in Monkton-Moor Township and parish in the west riding of Yorkshire

2. A hamlet in the parish of East Pennard Somerset

 

Cocking

A parish in Midhurst district Sussex

 

Cockmill

A place in the parish of Pilton Somerset also in Pylle Somerset

 

Cockington

A parish in Newton Abbott district Devon

 

Cocklade

A Hamlet in the Wedmore parish Somerset, containing 14 farm houses and 6 cottages in the 18th century

 

Cocklaw

A township in St John-Lee parish, Northumberland

 

Cockle-Gat

The north passage to Yarmouth roads in Norfolk

 

Cockle-Park

A township in Hebburn parochial Chapelry, Northumberland

 

Cockle-Shoal

More commonly known as ‘Barber and Cockle Shoals’, which are two shoals of Caistor, North of Yarmouth harbour, Norfolk

 

Cockley-Beck

A rapid affluent of the Duddon River in Cumberland

 

Cockley-Cley

A parish in Swaffham district Norfolk on an affluent of the river Wissey

 

Cockmoile Prison

Existed in Bridgwater, Somerset in 1611 - near the church and St Mary's Street

 

Cockrup

A Hamlet within the parish of Coln St Aldwins Gloucestershire

 

Cockshot

An eminence near Keswick, Cumberland commanding a general view of Derwent Water

 

Cockshot

A small village in the Alkington area of Gloucestershire

 

Cockshutt

A township and a Chapelry in Ellesmere parish Salop

 

Cockspit

A small area with Horsey near Chedzoy Somerset

 

Cocksleigh Farm

A farm situated in the town of Shirwell Devon

 

Cockley Cley

A place in Norfolk

 

Cocks-Tor

A trap hill 4 miles east of Tavistock, Devon

 

Cockthorpe

A parish in Walsingham district, Norfolk

 

Cockthorpe

A quondam Chapelry in Ducklington parish, Oxfordshire

 

Cockwood

A hamlet in Dawlish parish, Devon

 

Cox Barton

A place in West Street Bedminster Bristol in 1851

 

Coxbench

A place in Derbyshire

 

Coxbridge

A village about 3-4miles SE of Glastonbury, Somerset, England

 

Cox Bridge

A bridge at Ashwell, Ilminster, Somerset

 

Coed-y-Cocsi

"Coed-y-coxy" - A wood on the hill near Cefncoed Farm, in the manor of Roath, Wales (1840)

 

Coxgreen

A railway station in Durham

 

Cox's Green

A place in Wrington, Somerset

 

Coxhead-Ford

A hamlet in Clee-St Margret, Salop

 

Coxheath

A place 3 miles south of Maidstone, Kent

 

Cox Hill Farmhouse

North Newton, Somerset

 

Coxhoe

A township & Chapelry in Kelloe parish, Durham

 

Coxbridge

An area in West Pennard Somerset

 

Coxham

A place in Wiltshire

 

Coxhorne Estate

An estate in the Charlton Kings parish of Wiltshire

 

Coxley

A tything & a Chapelry in St Cuthbert's parish, Wells, Somerset

 

Coxlodge

A township in Gosforth parish, Northumberland

 

Coxwall Knoll

A Herefordshire prominence where a supposed battle took place in Roman times.

 

Coxwell (Great)

A parish in Farringdon district Berkshire

 

Coxwell Knoll

[To Come]

 

Coxwell (Little)

A township in Great Farringdon parish, Berkshire

 

Coxstalls

An area or street in Wooton Bassett Wiltshire

 

Coxley Pound

Situated near Hay Farm, Glastonbury, Somerset

 

Coxstile

A place in Bradford parish, Wiltshire

 

Coxes Lane

A street in Ashton Keynes, Wiltshire

 

Cox's Bridge

A bridge on the Lymington to Milford Road, Hampshire

 

Cox's Tenement

An area at Batcombe, Somerset as mentioned in a deed of 1827

 

Coxwolds Brook

An area in Stroud Gloucestershire

 

Cox

well (Little & Great)

Two parishes within Farringdon Union Berkshire

 

Cox's Corner

A place in Batcombe, Somerset

 

Cox's Farm

Two farms found so far with this name, one at Steart the other at Trull, both in Somerset

 

Cox Gate

An area in Randwick, Gloucestershire

 

Cox's Green

A place in Wrington parish, Somerset

 

Cox's Knapp

An area contained in Yawl in Axminster District

 

Coxe's Lodge

An area in the parish of Kilmington, Somerset.

 

Cox's Mill (1)

A mill in Cranham Parish Gloucestershire

 

Cox’s Mills (2)

Mills in the Tything of Spoonbed in the Parish of Painswick Gloucestershire

 

Cox's Tenement

Comprising land near Langaller, Heathfield, Somerset

 

Coxall

More commonly known as Buckton and Coxall, a township in Bucknel parish, Herefordshire on the river Teme

 

Coxbench

A place in Derbyshire on the Derby and Ripley railway

 

Cox Buildings

Property in the St Philip-Jacob Out Parish of Bristol

 

Coxgreen

A railway station in Durham on the Sunderland and Bishop-Auckland railway

 

Coxhead-Ford

A hamlet in Clee-St Margaret parish Salop

 

Cox Heath

A place 3 miles south of Maidstone Kent, a temporary camp of 15,000 soldiers was here in 1778

 

Coxhill

An area in Berkshire County

 

Coxhill Lane

A Lane in Potterne Wiltshire

 

Coxhoe

A township and a Chapelry in Kelloe parish Durham

 

Coxland Farm

Property at Cheriton Bishop Devon

 

Coxley

A Tything and a Chapelry in St Cuthbert’s parish, Wells

 

Coxlodge

A township in Gosgorth parish, Northumberland

 

Coxmore

A tenement in Ashbrittle, Somerset

 

Coxmore

A place name in Crediton Devon in Bow area

 

Coxpit or Coxspit Farm

A holding in the Parish of Chedzoy, Bridgwater district of Somerset

 

Coxwell (Great)

A parish in Faringdon district, Berkshire

 

Coxwell (Little)

A township-Chapelry in Great Faringdon parish, Berkshire

 

Coxwell-Knoll

More commonly known as Brampton-Bryan a village and a township in the district of Knighton, Herefordshire

 

Coxwithey

Land in the Glastonbury area of Somerset

 

Coxwold

A township, parish and a sub-district in the North Riding of Yorkshire

 

Coxwolds Brook

An area in Stroud Parish Gloucestershire

 

The Cock

A stream in the West Riding of Yorkshire. It rises above Aberford and runs 10 miles north-eastward to the Wharf below Tadcaster. It was deeply ensanguined by the battle of Towton in 1461

 

The Manor of Cock

During the reign of Henry VIII this property is mentioned in depositions relating to land at Stogursey Somerset. The earliest document is dated c.1548. Earlier Bishop Clifford (1400-1401) - found a large tumulus surrounded by a trench, whose appearance & Position he says, "Recalls the Tombs of the Vikings" and about one mile from this place is "Uppercock Farm". KOK  is Danish for "A Heap", surviving in common speech as "Haycock". Uppercock may as the Bishop says, be a corruption of "Hubba Cock" a Viking Invader.

 

Three Cocks Lane

A street in Gloucester

 

Great Coxwell

A place in Berkshire

 

Woodcock's Farm

A property in Netherhampton district, Wiltshire

 

 

THE FOLLOWING ARE INCLUDED AS A MATTER OF INTEREST

 

Cokehill    -    A hamlet in Inkberrow parish, Worcestershire 

Coker (East & West) - Two parishes in Yeovil district, Somerset

Prince & Cox's Buildings, St Philip & Jacob Parish South, Bristol, Somerset (1891 Census) 

 

 

 

Page Last Updated: - 22/03/2013