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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of Middleton

Historical Forms

  • Amoth 1210 Dugdiv.317


'River-meet' v. a , mot . Cf. Beckermonds (YWR), Beckermotes 1241 Percy, and the ONorw  Bekkiarmote (Lindkvist 6, note 2). The streams referred to are the river Seven and Northdale Beck.