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.

Saltmore Court

Early-attested site in the Parish of Alkington

Historical Forms

  • Sawtemores Court in Wodeford 1439 Ipm
  • Saltemeere als. Saltemarshe Courte 1614 FF


Saltmore Court (lost), Sawtemores Court in Wodeford 1439 Ipm, Saltemeere als. Saltemarshe Courte 1614FF , Saltmer als. Saltmersh Court 1625 This is probably a manorial name from the Gl surname Saltmarsh (cf. Saltmarsh iii, 127 infra ) and court 'residence'; there is a Saltemersshe 211infra .