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.

Dunstan Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Elmdon

Historical Forms

  • bruera de Dunstal 1272 Ass
  • Donstalfeld 1367 Ct


Dunstan Fm is probably identical with bruera de Dunstal 1272Ass , Donstalfeld 1367Ct . This is either a compound of dun and steall , 'site, place, cattle-stall,' or possibly a corruption of tunsteall , 'farmstead.' Cf. further Dunstable (PN Sr 94) and Dunstal (St), Tunstal 1327 SR.

Places in the same Parish

Other OS name

Major Settlement