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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of Kimpton

Historical Forms

  • Plumers al. Plumbers 1597 FF
  • Plumer Farm c.1840 TA
  • Plummere 1272 WAM
  • Plumere 1307 SR


Plummers is Plumers al. Plumbers 1597 FF, Plumer Farm c. 1840TA and was the home of Thomas de Plummere (1272WAM ) and Alice de Plumere (1307SR ). This is probably 'pool by the plum-tree,' v. mere , the s being pseudo-manorial.