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.

Frogmore Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Sixpenny Handley

Historical Forms

  • Froggemer(e) 1244 Ass 1332 SR


Frogmore Fm (ST 999169), Froggemer (e )1244Ass (p), 1332 SR (p), 'pool frequented by frogs', v. frogga , mere 1 ; for the later alteration to -more , cf. Ashmore par. 2 201.