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.

Tamerton Foliot

Major Settlement in the Parish of Tamerton Foliot

Historical Forms

  • Tambretone 1086 DB
  • Tamerton 1242 Fees789
  • Tamereton Foliot 1262 Ipm
  • Taverton 1675 Ogilby


'tun by the Tamar' (supra 13). The Foliot family held the manor from 1242 (Fees 789).