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.

Ermington Hundred

Hundred in the County of Devon

Historical Forms

  • Erminton(a) 1131,1181,1187 P 1238 Ass


v. Ermington infra 272. In the Geld Roll (1084) the hundred is called Alleriga , a name not found again. The meaning may have been 'Ælla 's ridge.'