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.

Collesmere

Field in the Parish of Repps with Bastwick

Historical Forms

  • Collesmere 1466 Field
  • Collismere 1466 Field
  • Collysmere 1572 Field
  • Marcelle mere 1572 Field

Etymology

Collesmere, Collismere 1466, Collysmere alias Marcelle mere 1572(v. *coll'hill', here probably used as a pers.n., v.Reaney s.n., and(ge)mǣre)