Major Settlement in the Parish of Venn Ottery
- Fenotri 1158 P 1259 Oliver 1269 Exon
- Fenoteri 1212 Fees95
- Fenhoterhy 1299 Ipm
- Fennotery juxta Herpeford 1346 Ass
- Venawtrie 1606 Deed
- Autery 1675 Ogilby
The name must have originally referred to some marshy land by or near the Otter (supra 11). v. fenn .