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.

Trundle Mere

Early-attested site in the Parish of Yaxley

Historical Forms

  • Trendelmere 955–9 Thorney c.1300–25
  • Trendmære a.1022 KCD733 c.1200
  • Trendelmare 1279 RH
  • Trandley mire 1516 Saxton


This compound describes the shape of the mere, the first element being OE  trendel , 'ring, circle.'

Places in the same Parish

Major Settlement