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Survey of English Place-Names

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Smeeton Meare

Field in the Parish of Kibworth Beauchamp

Historical Forms

  • Smeeton Meare 1694 Terrier
  • Smeeton meere 1700 Terrier

Etymology

Smeeton Meare 1694, Smeeton meere 1700, Smeaton Meer 1708, 1724 (v. (ge) mǣre; the boundary with Smeeton Westerby parish which adjoins to the south)