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.

Stammery Cottages

Early-attested site in the Parish of Axminster

Historical Forms

  • Huverastamerlege t.Hy2 HMCVar1
  • Stamerligh, Stamerlegh 1246 Oliver
  • Stamerlegh 1281 Ass
  • Stamerleygh 1511 Oliver


This is probably a compound of stan, (ge)mære, and leah , the place lying on the parish boundary.Huver is for uver , i.e. over or upper.