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.

dale meare

Field in the Parish of Kibworth Beauchamp

Historical Forms

  • dale meare 1694 Terrier
  • Dale meeare 1745 Terrier
  • dale meare furlong l.17 Terrier

Etymology

dale meare 1694, (the) Dale meere 1700, c. 1715, Dale meeare 1745, dale meare furlong l. 17 (v. dalr; with (ge) mǣre or mere 1' wetland')