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.

Callow Barn

Early-attested site in the Parish of Stonesfield

Historical Forms

  • le Callowe 1606–7 Survey
  • Stonesfield or Callow Riding 1804 EnclA


Callow Barn takes name from le Callowe 1606–7Survey . Stonesfield Riding (6″) is Stonesfield or Callow Riding 1804EnclA , v. ryding . callow , 'bare,' is first recorded of land in 1677 in Plot's Natural History of Oxfordshire 243, but occurs much earlier in place- names, v. DEPN s.n. Callow.

Places in the same Parish