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.

Stevenhethe

Field in the Parish of Repps with Bastwick

Historical Forms

  • Stevenhethe 1466 Field
  • Stevenheth 1572 Field
  • Stefne 1839 TA

Etymology

Stevenhethe 1466, Stevenheth 1572(the area of heath which stretches from Repps toClippesby, later called Rollesby Heath, v. Stefne 1353, etc., in Ashby with Obyand Thurne, which refers to the same area of heathland)