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.

Rodmore Mdw

Field in the Parish of Claybrooke Magna

Historical Forms

  • 1839 Map
  • Radmore 1625 Terrier 1638 Terrier
  • Redmoor 1674 Terrier

Etymology

Rodmore Mdw (Radmore 1625, 1638, Redmoor 1674, v. mōr 1; prob. with rēad' red' since this is on clay, but hrēod' reed' is common in compound with mōr in Leics. and preferable as a name relating to early agricultural economy)