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.

Stoket Lane

Early-attested site in the Parish of Treeton

Historical Forms

  • (Holde)stawegate 1345 YDxiii,74


Stoket Lane, (Holde )stawegate 1345 YD xiii, 74; as Stoket Lane goes down to Ulley Brook, and after crossing it becomes Stow Bridge Lane in Whiston 169infra , the name may well be 'stone road' or an elliptical 'road to the stone (bridge)', with Stawe - (for stān) taken over from Stow Bridge. v. gata .