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.

Lawmire Closes

Field in the Parish of Utterby

Historical Forms

  • Lawmire Closes 1838 TA 1671 LindDep
  • Lowmire Close 1673 LindDep
  • Lawmire close 1698 LindDep
  • West Low Mire 1671 LindDep
  • west Lowmire 1698 LindDep

Etymology

Lawmire Closes(sic) 1671, Lowmire Close 1673, Lawmire close 1698, West Low Mire(sic) 1671, west Lowmire 1698(cf. Myers cl supra)