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.

to mær cumbe

Field in the Parish of Elberton

Historical Forms

  • to mær cumbe 955–9 BCS
  • on ða mær dic 955–9 BCS

Etymology

to mær cumbe, on ða mær dic(v.(ge)mǣre'boundary', cumb, dīc)