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.

Marker Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of West Thorney

Historical Forms

  • Merkore 1296 MinAcct


Marker Fm is Merkore 1296MinAcct . 'Boundary shore,' v. mearc , ora . The creek at Marker Point forms the boundary between Sussex and Hampshire.

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Major Settlement