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.

Staines Cottage

Early-attested site in the Parish of Chobham

Historical Forms

  • Gretestene, Lytelstene 1461 Chertsey
  • le Stene 1605 LRMB
  • the Steene, the Steane 1624 Onslow
  • the Stean 1807 ib


Staines Cottage (6″) is by Gretestene , Lytelstene 1461 Chertsey, le Stene 1605LRMB , the Steene , the Steane 1624Onslow , the Stean 1807 ib. This is OE  stǣne , perhaps used of a stony place.Cf. Old Steine (PN Sx 292) and Steane (PN Nth 57).