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.

Stancombe Lane, Stancombe Wood

Early-attested site in the Parish of Winchcomb

Historical Forms

  • Stanecumbe 1295 Monast
  • Stancomb(e) 1482 MinAcct 1538 AOMB 1550 Pat
  • Stankham (Lane) 1830 M


Stancombe Lane, Stancombe Wood, Stanecumbe 1295 Monast, Stancomb (e )1482MinAcct , 1538AOMB , 1550 Pat, Stankham (Lane )1830 M.'Stony coomb or hollow', v. stān , cumb , a name found elsewhere in Gl.