English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

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Major Settlement in the Parish of Stadhampton

Historical Forms

  • Stodeham 1130–42,1143–7 OxonCh 1146 RegAntiquiss 18th
  • Stodham 1246–7 Ass 1551–2 Survey


'River meadow where horses are kept,' v. stōd , hamm . The -ton is a late addition, doubtless due to the influence of Brookhampton and Chislehampton (155).