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Survey of English Place-Names

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Major Settlement in the Parish of Pauntley

Historical Forms

  • Pantel(i)e, Panteleg(e), Pantelee, Pantelegh, Panteleia, Panteleye 1086 DB 1207 Abbr Hy3 Ipm 1220 Fees 1221 Ass 1303 FA
  • Pantisleye c.1185 Godstow
  • Pentele 1207 Abbr
  • Pauntel(e)', Paunteley(e) 1248 Ass 1265 Misc 1310 Ipm 1537 MinAcct
  • Pauntley 1316 FA 1573 FF


'Clearing in the valley', v. lēah . The first el. is Welsh  pant, which would also seem to occur in Paunt Ho (infra ).