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.


Field in the Parish of Theddingworth

Historical Forms

  • Schortesmere 1477 Charyte


Schortesmere 1477 (e. 16) (v. sc (e) ort; either with (ge) mǣre or with mere 1 in its sense' a piece of boggy ground'; the medial s is intrusive)