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.

Stanwell Spring

Early-attested site in the Parish of Wellingborough

Historical Forms

  • Steynewelle 14th NthStA


Stanwell Spring is Steynewelle 14thNthStA . The first element is stan. There are old stone-quarries in the immediate neighbourhood. In the ME  form it appears in the Scandinavianised form steyn , v. steinn .

Places in the same Parish