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 Baschurch

Historical Forms

  • Knokynmore Hy8 RentSur
  • Knockymore 1609 SBL17410
  • The Nuckimore Meadow, Knuckimore Wood, Knuckimore Plain 1719 SBL17532
  • Nuckemoor Meadow, Wood, Coppice Piece 1841–4 TA


Muckmoor: Knokynmore Hy 8RentSur , Knockymore 1609SBL 17410 , The Nuckimore Meadow , Knuckimore Wood , Knuckimore Plain 1719SBL 17532 , Nuckemoor Meadow , Wood , Coppice Piece 1841–4TA . The substitution of M- for N- may be due to popular etymology. 'Knockin marsh', v. mōr . Knockin is five miles west, so this was presumably outlying marshland.