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.

Stowey

Field in the Parish of Fontmell Magna

Historical Forms

  • Stowey 1450 Glyn
  • Standway cops 1610 Glyn

Etymology

Stowey 1450, Standway cops 1610('stony way', v. stān, weg)