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Survey of English Place-Names

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Early-attested site in the Parish of Latchingdon and Snoreham

Historical Forms

  • Snorham 1238 SR 1244–6 FF 1254 Ass 1323 1326 Londin
  • Snorham alias Lyt(t)ell Lachyndon 1548,1552 FF


Snoreham is Snorham 1238SR , 1244–6 FF, 1254Ass , 1323 Ipm, MinAcct , 1326 Londin, Snorham alias Lyt (t )ell Lachyndon 1548, 1552FF . For the first element, denoting perhaps some form of brushwood, cf. Snower Hill (PN Sr 284). v. ham(m).

Places in the same Parish

Major Settlement