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.

Church Moor Copse

Other OS name in the Parish of Hampreston

Historical Forms

  • 'ham or meadow called Churchmore' 1663 Hutch3
  • (Silbys) Church Moor 1837 TA


, 'ham or meadow called Churchmore '1663 Hutch3, (Silbys ) Church Moor 1837TA , v. cirice , mor , cf. Thomas Selbye 1664 HTax ; not near a church , so perhaps a reference to ownership .