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.

Prested Hall

Early-attested site in the Parish of Feering

Historical Forms

  • Perestedā 1086 DB
  • Per(e)sted(e) 1203 FF 1322 Ipm 1372 BM
  • Westons alias Prestedhall iuxta Esterford t.Hy6 Harl
  • Prestede Stulpys 1479 Ct
  • Prestedhall 1539 LP
  • Weston 1360 M


Prested Hall is Perestedā 1086 DB, Per (e )sted (e )1203 FF, 1322 Ipm, 1372 BM, Westons alias Prestedhall iuxta Esterford t. Hy 6Harl , Prestede Stulpys 1479Ct , Prestedhall 1539 LP.'The place where pear-trees grow,' OE  peru and stede.Westons from the family of Humfrey de Weston (1360 M). For stulpys cf. Stoop Bridge supra 99 and for Esterford cf. Easterford supra 291.