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.

Canons Park

Early-attested site in the Parish of Whitchurch

Historical Forms

  • Canons 1518–29 ECP
  • Cannons 1593 N


Canons Park is Canons 1518–29 ECP, Cannons 1593 N, representing the six acres of land in Little Stanmore granted to the prior and canons of St Bartholomew's, Smithfield in 1331 (Inq aqd). Cf. Barthilmewe Grove 1552 Pat.

Places in the same Parish

Major Settlement