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.

Ambreflat

Field in the Parish of Egginton

Historical Forms

  • Ambreflat 1272 EveryCh
  • Omerflat 1368 EveryCh
  • Hamer Flat 1605 Terrier

Etymology

Ambreflat 1272, Omerflat 1368, Hamer Flat 1605(Ekwall(RN 12)wrongly identifies Ambreflat with R. Amber and whilst that form appearscomparable the later forms seem to be rather from amore'bunting', cf.Egginton Brook supra 7)

Places in the same Parish