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.

Stammerham Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Rusper

Historical Forms

  • Stamerham 1255 FF 1271 Ass 1288 Ass


Stammerham Fm (6″) is Stamerham 1255 FF, 1271Ass (p), 1288Ass . 'Homestead or enclosure by the stony mere.' It faces a lake and is the site of an ancient quarry for Horsham stone (SxNQ 1, 29). v. stan , mere , ham(m).