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Survey of English Place-Names

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Stourpaine

Major Settlement in the Parish of Stourpaine

Historical Forms

  • Sture 1086 DB 1245 Sarum 1280 Ass
  • Stures 1208 Cur 1212 Fees 1245 Sarum 1270 ChrP 1372 Ass 1288
  • Estur' 1208 Cur
  • Sturis 1210 P 1245 Sarum
  • Stoure 1372 ChrP
  • Sture(s) Paen 1242–3 Fees 1268 Ass
  • Sture(s) Payn 1280 QW 1280 Ass 1288 ib
  • Store Payn 1303 FA
  • Stour(e) Payn, Stour(e)payn(e) 1303 ib
  • Stowrepayn(e) 1394 Pat
  • Stowerpayn 1548 Ct
  • Stoure Ereschus 1313 FF
  • Payn 1303, 1316 FA, 1327 SR
  • Payn 1332 SR

Etymology

Named from R. Stour, v. RNs.infra ; for the DB identifi- cations, v. Eyton 137–8, VCHDo 3101, 114, DBGazetteer 126.The affix -paine is from the Payn family which held the manor during the 13th and 14th centuries ('Pagan son of William' 1226 FF, Bartholomew Payn 1303, 1316 FA, 1327SR , Richard Payn 1332 SR, etc). The affix -Ereschus is also manorial, from Richard Orescuilz 1210 P, Richard (de ) (H )orescuel , Richard de Oriscoill n.d. (1372) ChrP , whose family gave name to Sandford Orcas par. infra , cf. Hutch3 1312, Reaney OES 291; the form Sture Oscut (for Sture Oscul ?) 1280Ass (203 m.4d, 204 m.4d) may also belong here. There was a mill at the larger of the two manors of Sture in 1086 DB (VCHDo 3101), cf. molendinum de Stures n.d. (1372) ChrP .

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