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.

Morton Bagot

Major Settlement in the Parish of Morton Bagot

Historical Forms

  • Mortone 1086 DB
  • Morton(e) 1224 FF
  • Morton(e) Bagod 1262 Ass
  • Morton(e) Bagot 1282 FF
  • Morthone in Arden 1280 For
  • Mooreton 1626 Sess


'Farm by the moor or marshy land,' v. mor . William Bagod is associated with the manor t. Hy 2 (Dugdale 566).

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site