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.

Skimpot (Fm)

Early-attested site in the Parish of Caddington


This name is said to be a corruption of 'St Mary's Pottery' (v. W. G. Smith, Dunstable , 131), in the same way that Skimmery Hall was colloquial for St Mary's Hall in Oxford.

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Major Settlement