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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.

Detmore Close

Field in the Parish of Utterby

Historical Forms

  • Detmore Close 1661 LindDep
  • Dettmore close 1698 LindDep

Etymology

Detmore Close 1661, Dettmore close 1698(v. mōr1; the first el. is uncertain, but ispossibly dēop, with final consonant dissimilated as in Deptford K)