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.

Studley Allotments, Studley Copse

Early-attested site in the Parish of Leafield

Historical Forms

  • Stodleye 1300 Wych
  • Studlye alias Stodlye 1641 Wych


Studley Allotments, Studley Copse (6″) take name from Stodleye 1300 Wych, Studlye alias Stodlye 1641 Wych. Cf. Studley Copies , Stodley Serte (v. sart)1551–2Survey , Studley Coppes , gate 1608–9Survey .OE  stōd-(a)h, 'pasture for horses.' Cf. the same name 179.