William Dargue A History of BIRMINGHAM Places & Placenames from A to Y
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
For 19th-century Ordnance Survey maps of Birmingham go to British History Online.
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.