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.

Wear Md

Field in the Parish of Broadwey

Historical Forms

  • 1841 TA
  • Little W ( e ) are Meade 1841 TA 1689 DCMDeed

Etymology

Wear Md(Little W(e)are Meade 1666, 1689, from ware'a sheepwalk' or wer'a weir')