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.

King's Tamerton

Early-attested site in the Parish of St Budeaux

Historical Forms

  • Tanbretona 1086 DB
  • Kyngestamerton 1281 Ass
  • Kyngestomerton juxta Sutton Prioris 1339 Ass


'tunon the Tamar.' The manor was held by the king as early as DB and was thus distinguished from Tamerton Foliot infra 242.

Places in the same Parish

Major Settlement