William Dargue  A History of BIRMINGHAM Places & Placenames from A to Y

The Coldfield

The Colefield/ Colfield, Coldfield Heath, Coldfield Walk

B73/ B74 - Grid reference SP095967







The southern part of Sutton Chase so-named after the col, the 'charcoal' burning activities which went here on until the 18th century.

See Sutton Park.









William Dargue 01.08.2010


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For 19th-century Ordnance Survey maps of Birmingham go to British History Online.

See http://www.british-history.ac.uk/mapsheet.aspx?sheetid=8806&compid=55141 

and http://www.british-history.ac.uk/mapsheet.aspx?sheetid=8807&compid=55141


Map below reproduced from Andrew Rowbottom’s website of Old Ordnance Survey maps Popular Edition, Birmingham 1921. Click the map to link to that website.