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.

Stone Carr

Early-attested site in the Parish of Wawne

Historical Forms

  • le Stanekerre 1249–69 Melsa
  • Stayneker 1252 Meaux
  • Stone Carre 1621 FF


Stone Carr is le Stanekerre 1249–69 Melsa, Stayneker 1252Meaux , Stone Carre 1621 FF. 'Stony marsh,' v. stan , steinn , kiarr . Cf. Weel Stone Carr infra 202, of which Stone Carr originally formed part.