New Street Names

Published: 11 March 2024

The selected names are:

Edgar Gardens,  Rimes Place, Stone Close and Merece Close.

These are historical names from King Edgar who granted Marcham to Abingdon Abbey,  Rimes and Stone being people allotted land under the Inclosure Award, and Merece, being the place where wild celery grows.  The name Marcham being derived from Merceham.