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.

Stone Pike

Early-attested site in the Parish of St Bridget Beckermet

Historical Forms

  • Staynpik' 1243 FF


v. steinn . The ME  pike , 'pointed hill,' is unexpectedly rare in early local names in this county. In this example, it probably corresponds to the Norwegian pik , which has the same sense.