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.

on styrian pole

Field in the Parish of Cumnor

Historical Forms

  • on styrian pole 959 BCS
  • of stirigan pole 968 BCS
  • Sterepole 1538 MinAcc

Etymology

on styrian pole 959(c. 1200) BCS 1047, of stirigan pole 968(c. 1200) BCS 1222, Sterepole 1538 MinAcc(v. pōl1, probably anartificial fish-pond with first el. OE  styria, used of various fishes)