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.

Kelmer Grange

Early-attested site in the Parish of Felixkirk

Historical Forms

  • Keldithemar 1243–8 Guis


This is probably a compound of mar (v. Marton 28supra ) and ON  keld-hliþ 'spring-hill.' For this last name v. Kellet (PN La 186). Hence, 'marsh by Keldlith .'