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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of Grinton

Historical Forms

  • Sconesdale (sic) 1298 YI
  • Stonedale 1577 Saxton


v. dæl . The first element is obscure.