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.

Binnimoor Fen

Early-attested site in the Parish of March

Historical Forms

  • Greate Benimore, Little Benimore 1621 SewersD
  • Binnymore 1636 BedL
  • Binin Moore c.1650 SewersA
  • Bynamoor 1678 FenS
  • Bynnimore Drove 1829 Wells


Binnimoor Fen is Greate Benimore , Little Benimore 1621SewersD , Binnymore 1636 BedL, Binin Moore c. 1650SewersA , Bynamoor 1678FenS .Binnimoor Drove (6″) is Bynnimore Drove 1829 Wells. Forms are late, but this is probably 'within the marsh,' cf. Binbrook supra 44.