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.

Stretton Baskerville

Major Settlement in the Parish of Stretton Baskerville

Historical Forms

  • Stratone 1086 DB
  • Stratton 1210 Cur 1229 Cl 1230 Ch
  • Stratton juxta Hynkele 1301 FF
  • Stratton by the Strete 1501 ib
  • Stretton(a) lateHy2 BM 1220 Bracton 1221 FF 1242 Fees
  • Stretton(a) Bocherville 1232 Ass
  • Stretton(a) Baskeruill 1247,1262 1316 FA
  • Stretton(a) Baserevile 1275 RH
  • Stretton Baskarvile al. Stratton by the strete 1551 FF


“As all other Strettons take their names from some great road near unto which they are situate, so doth this of that known Roman way, called Watlingstreet lying on the North side of it” (Dugdale 33). v. stræt , tun . It adjoins Watling Street. Ralph de Baskervill ' held the manor in 1166 (Dugdale loc. cit .).

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site