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.

the more

Field in the Parish of Dorchester St Peter & All Saints

Historical Forms

  • the more 1553 Ilch
  • le Moare 1615 DuCo

Etymology

the more 1553, le Moare 1615(cf. Adam atte Moure 1349, v. mōr, atte)