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.

Cane End

Early-attested site in the Parish of Kidmore End

Historical Forms

  • Canonende, Cannone ende 1534 Vanderstegen
  • Cane end 1551–2 Survey
  • Cane End 1606 More
  • Keen End 1761 Rocque


Cane End is Canonende , Cannone ende 1534Vanderstegen , Cane end 1551–2Survey , Cane End 1606More , Keen End 1761 Rocque. It is said in the first reference to have been lately held by the monastery (i.e. the Canons) of Notley in Bk. Cf. Canoncourt Fm (PN Bk 120), which is also named from the Canons of Notley.