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 Darton

Historical Forms

  • Stainecrosse 1589 WillY
  • Staincross 1636 ib


Staincross, Stainecrosse 1589 WillY, Staincross 1636 ib. 'Stone cross', v. steinn , cros . The cross marked the site of the wapentake meeting-place, v. 261supra .