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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of Taxal

Historical Forms

  • Stone Head 1831 Bry
  • de(l) Stones 1348 ChFor 1384 Rental
  • Hockerl(e)y Stones 1611 LRMB200 1620 Surv


Stoneheads (111–003817), Stone Head 1831 Bry, de (l ) Stones 1348ChFor (p), 1384Rental (p), Hockerl (e )y Stones 1611LRMB 200, 1620Surv , 'headland at the stones', v. stān , hēafod , cf. Hockerley supra .