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 Stoke upon Tern

Historical Forms

  • Chatsall Grange otherwise Stoke Grange 1813 SRO327/1


Chesthill (lost). This was a DB manor, and the name is discussed fully in Part 1. The first element is probably ceast 'strife, contention', occasionally used in names of places on boundaries. Chesthill appears to have been a land-unit which was divided between Moreton Say and Stoke upon Tern. The latest occurrence of the name is Chatsall Grange otherwise Stoke Grange 1813SRO 327 /1 .