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.

the shyre meere

Field in the Parish of Bottesford

Historical Forms

  • the shyre meere 1605 Terrier
  • the shier meare 1625 Terrier
  • the Shire meere 1629 Terrier


the shyre meere 1605, the shier meare 1625, the Shire meere 1629 (1712)(' the county boundary', v. scīr 1, (ge) mǣre)