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 South Brent

Historical Forms

  • Stidewardesdoune 1309 Exon
  • Stidewardeston 1410 BM
  • Stitewardeston(e) 1310 Exon 1333 SR
  • Styddeston 1489 BM


'Stīþweard 's tun.'