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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.

Stubby Stiles

Early-attested site in the Parish of Brigstock

Historical Forms

  • Stubbyngstighele 1337 For
  • Stubby Stile 1651 NthNQii 1805 EnclA


Stubby Stiles (6″) is Stubbyngstighele 1337For , Stubby Stile 1651 NthNQ ii, 1805EnclA . 'Path or stile by the place which has been stubbed.' Cf. Ekwall, PN in -ing 26, and Stubbing PN NRY 271.