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.

Oldmoor Cliff

Early-attested site in the Parish of Hinton

Historical Forms

  • Aldredesmare c.1220 Berk
  • Aldresmara 1220–30 ib
  • Old(e)more 1516 MinAcct 1541 AOMB 1575 TRMB


Oldmoor Cliff, Aldredesmare c. 1220 Berk, Aldresmara 1220–30 ib, Old (e )more 1516MinAcct , 1541AOMB , 1575TRMB . 'Aldrēd's poor, from OE  Aldrēd and mere, replaced by mōr 'marsh, moor'.