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.

Eelmere Hill

Early-attested site in the Parish of Mappleton

Historical Forms

  • Elesmar 12th,13th Meaux
  • Elemar 1363 Poulson


Eelmere Hill (6″) is Elesmar 12th, 13thMeaux , Elemar 1363 Poulson. 'Eel pool,' v. æl , mere or OScand  marr . Cf. Elmer (PN Sx 142) and Almer (PN Do 74).

Places in the same Parish