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.

Stoneleigh Grange (olim Home Grange)

Early-attested site in the Parish of Stoneleigh

Historical Forms

  • (le) Homgra(u)nge 13th LegerBk 1262 Ass 1384 Ct
  • le Homegraunge 1279 CartMisc
  • Homgrange 1284 Ch
  • Honigraunge (sic) 1285 QW
  • Homgrave (sic) 1291 Tax
  • Hom(e)gra(u)nge mulne 1367 Pat 1384 Ct
  • Home grange 1538 MinAcct
  • Home c.1550 AOMB
  • Stoneley Grange 1656 Dugdale


Stoneleigh Grange (olim Home Grange) is (le ) Homgra (u )nge 13thLegerBk , 1262Ass , 1384Ct , le Homegraunge 1279CartMisc , Homgrange 1284 Ch, Honigraunge (sic)1285 QW, Homgrave (sic)1291 Tax, Hom (e )gra (u )nge mulne 1367 Pat, 1384Ct , Home grange 1538MinAcct , Home c. 1550AOMB , Stoneley Grange 1656 Dugdale. 'Grange or barn near the home or manor house.'This gives an early example of the use of the word home noted in PN Sr 271s. n. Holmwood.