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Egg Moor Ctg & Egg Moor Lane

Early-attested site in the Parish of Chardstock

Historical Forms

  • Eggemore Hy2 HMC
  • Egmor 1423 AddRoll 1427 Salis
  • in Egge (sic) 1423 AddRoll
  • Egge More 1601 DCMCt
  • Egg Moor, Eggmoor Cmn 1839 TA


Egg Moor Ctg & Egg Moor Lane (ST 313034), Eggemore Hy 2 HMC (PN D), Egmor 1423AddRoll , 1427Salis , subbosco ('underwood, coppice') in Egge (sic)1423AddRoll , Egge More 1601DCMCt , Egg Moor , Eggmoor Cmn 1839TA , 'Ecga's marshy ground', from the OE  pers.n. Ecga and mōr .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name

Major Settlement