Early-attested site in the Parish of St Giles on the Heath
- Pinteslo 1244 Ass
- Penteslo 1330 SR
This is a difficult name. The second element is probably sloh, 'marsh, slough.' Professor Ekwall suggests that the first element may be ME pint or pintel , a short name for the common plant cuckoo-pint or -pintle, which grows in marshy places.