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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of Rotherfield Greys

Historical Forms

  • Sottewell c.1242–3(p),1351(p) AD
  • Sottewelle 1394 Ch


Satwell is Sottewell c. 1242–3(p), 1351(p) AD, Sottewelle 1394 Ch.Probably named from a family who came from Sotwell in Berkshire.There is no stream at the Oxfordshire place.