English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

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Stanton by Dale

Major Settlement in the Parish of Stanton by Dale

Historical Forms

  • Stanton(e) 1086 DB Hy2 Dale c.1190 Darley c.1200,1239 Dale 1243 Fees
  • Stanton(e) iuxta Sandiacre 1281 Ass 1322,1339 HarlCh
  • Stanton(e) iuxta la Dale 1328 SR 1343 AddCh 1428 FA
  • Staunton(e) 1244 Fees 1265 Misc 1291 Tax 1335 Ipm
  • Staunton(e) iuxta Sandiacre 1281 Ass 1308 HarlCh

Etymology

'Farm on stony ground', v. stān , tūn ; cf. Stanton in Peak supra 165, Stanton and Stanton by Bridge infra 659 and 660. It is described as near Sandiacre and Dale Abbey supra 497 and 442.