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 St Giles on the Heath

Historical Forms

  • Panestan 1086 DB
  • Panneston 1238 Ass 1242 Fees81 1303 FA
  • Paneston 1356 Ass
  • Overpanston 1438 BM


The name must have referred to a stone of some particular shape as in Mis Tor Pan infra 196.

Places in the same Parish