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.

estrestannondale

Field in the Parish of Wyham cum Cadeby

Historical Forms

  • estrestannondale 1330 Spald

Etymology

estrestannondale 1330(c.1331)(this is to be taken along withmikilstannoudale and Westerstannondale infra. Clearly estre -, mikil - and wester -denote'the more easterly, the big and the more westerly Stannondale'respectively. The latter probably means'the stony share of land', the first el.being ME  stanen(stǣnen)'stony', the second deill'a share, a portion of land(in the common field)', presumably a large share subdivided into at leastthree)