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.

Peatmoor Wood

Early-attested site in the Parish of Papcastle


This name seems to contain an early instance of the ME  pete , 'peat,' to which mýrr, 'swampy moorland,' and eng , 'meadow,' have been added. For a still earlier example v. supra 274 (petepottes c. 1200).

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name

Major Settlement