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.

Sackmore Lane

Other OS name in the Parish of Marnhull


, no doubt analogous with Sacmore 1 169 which was thought to be ' marshy ground disputed about in a lawsuit ' , v. sacu , mōr ; since this lane is near Burton St. supra , the ' moor ' in question may be la More in Borton '1342 GlastF , cf. also prati Bistemora 13 GlastR also in Burton , ' meadow to theeast of the moor ' , v. , ēastan .