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Amcotts is a parish at the north eastern edge of the Isle of Axholme.  In 1850 the parish of Amcotts was created from part of Althorpe Parish.
 

Place-name.

Amcotts - 1086 Amecotes (Domesday Book)

Amma - persons name

cot - cottage (Old English)

Amma + cot = Amcotts

Meaning - Cottages of a man called Amma

 

Further reading - Mills, A. D. A Dictionary of English Place Names

 

A map of Amcotts. Click to see the map on MSN Maps & Directions

 


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