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 Werrington

Historical Forms

  • Stovisdon(e) t.Hy3 Harl 1612 Recov


This may, as suggested by Blomé (158), be from OE  Stūfesdūn , 'Stūf 's hill,' v. dun .