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Survey of English Place-Names

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Elmington Lodge

Early-attested site in the Parish of Ashton

Historical Forms

  • Elminton(e) 1086 DB 12th Ord 1219 FF
  • Elmynton 1275 RH
  • Elmyngton 1316 FA
  • Elmenton 1189 Ch 1332 Survey 12th Ch 1227 Ass 1299
  • Elmetone t.Ed3 SR

Etymology

No satisfactory explanation of this name can be offered. There is an OE place-name Elmanstede found in an original charter of 811, now Elmstead (K). This name is equally difficult of interpretation. v. KPN (118–19).

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Major Settlement