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.

Chequer (Fm)

Other OS name in the Parish of Stour Provost

Historical Forms

  • Checker Fm 1811 OS


, Checker Fm 1811 OS , possibly from cheker ' ground of chequered appearance ' but perhaps alternatively from ModE dial . chequer ' the wildservice tree ' .