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.

Stock Fm, Stock Hill, Stock Lane, Stock Lodge, Stock Water

Early-attested site in the Parish of Gillingham


Stock Fm, Stock Hill (ST 786267), Stock Lane, Stock Lodge, Stock Water, cf. Stokkefeld '1441, Stokford '1501GillCt , Stockfeild 1609LRMB , Stock (waye )1626, 1629Poll , the Stock Close 1686SxAS , Gt Stock , Hr Stock , Lt Stock , Wyke Stock , Stock Cl 1839TA , either from stocc 'tree-stump' or stoc 'secondary settlement' (note especially the form Wyke Stock with reference to Wyke infra ), with feld , ford , weg , clos(e).

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name

Major Settlement