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.


Other OS name in the Parish of Holsworthy

Historical Forms

  • Lomedon 1305 Ass
  • Lamerton 1663 Recov
  • Lomedon al. Lamerton 1699 Deed


is Lomedon 1305Ass (p ), Lamerton 1663Recov , Lomedon al. Lamerton 1699Deed , v. dun . The first element is obscure . It may be OE  lamba , ' lambs' . '