1) Literally ‘black earth’, formerly a frequent minor place-name in east Yorkshire, referring usually to land in the town fields.

c.1316 half an acre at Suardmold, Constable Burton

1408 one acre on Swertmollde, Skelton in Cleveland. Undated thirteenth-century references include: unam rodam in cultura mea de Swartemolde, Guisborough

dim. acram supra Swardemolde, Normanby.

dates 1200-1299 1316 1408

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