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.

Sturt Fm & Sturt Bridge

Early-attested site in the Parish of Hawkesbury

Historical Forms

  • Storte c.1234 Mrk
  • la Sterte, Sterte 1241 1270 Berk
  • Sturte 1313 Ch 1510 BrCh
  • Sturt Fm, Sturt Bridge 1830 M


Sturt Fm & Sturt Bridge, Storte c. 1234 Mrk, la Sterte , Sterte 1241 AD iii, Mrk, 1270 Berk, Sturte 1313 Ch, 1510 BrCh, Sturt Fm , Sturt Bridge 1830 M. v. steort 'a tongue of land'. This is a rectangular tract of land projecting into Wickwar parish and enclosed on three sides by the Little Avon and two affluent streams.