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.

Standing Well

Early-attested site in the Parish of Harlestone

Historical Forms

  • Stanewelle c.1312 HdeB
  • Stanwell 1791 Bridges
  • Stangrave 1269 Ipm


Standing Well (6″). The field-name Stanhulc . 1312 H de B gives rise to Stanhill Thorns 1766 TAB , Standing Thorns 1828, 1878, 1926, and it may be presumed that Stanewelle c. 1312 H de B, Stanwell 1791 Bridges in the same way has given us Standing Well . Cf. also Stangrove (Stangrave 1269 Ipm) al. Standing Grove, a field-name in Latton (Ess).

Places in the same Parish