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.

bissopes imare

Field in the Parish of East Orchard

Historical Forms

  • bissopes imare 963 ShaftR


bissopes imare('bishop's boundary', with reference to W Orchardwhich was held by the Bishop of Sherborne, v. biscop,(ge)mǣre)