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Survey of English Place-Names

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Stallion Hill

Early-attested site in the Parish of Newent

Historical Forms

  • Stalling(e), Stallyng(e) 1240 Monast 1297,1305 Ipm 1537 MinAcct
  • Stallig 1278 Newent7
  • Stallions 1764 GR892


Stallion Hill, 1830 M, Stalling (e ), Stallyng (e )1240 Monast, 1297, 1305 Ipmet freq to 1537MinAcct , Stallig 1278Newent 7(p), Stallions 1764GR 892. Possibly, like Stallyngge (ii, 117 supra ), from an unrecorded OE  *stalling , a derivative of stall 'stall, stable', but it could be an assimilated form of an OE  stān -hlinc 'stony hill' (v. stān , hlinc ), similar to that in Stallenge Thorne (D 534) and in some spellings of Standlynch (W 397).