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Survey of English Place-Names

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atte mare

Field in the Parish of Fotherby

Historical Forms

  • atte mare 1327 SR 1332 SR
  • Foterby Margate 1497 StJ
  • y e Mare bank 1697 DCLeases

Etymology

atte mare 1327(p), 1332(p), Foterby Margate 1497, y e Mare bank 1697(v.(ge)mǣre, banke; Margate is'the boundary road', v.(ge)mǣre, gata)