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.

Stirchley Street

Early-attested site in the Parish of King's Norton

Historical Forms

  • Stretley Streete 1658 Deed


This is on the line of Ryknild Street (v. supra 2). For the name cf. Streetly (St) nr. Sutton Coldfield on the same road.The form Stirchley is due to metathesis, found also in Sturton (Nb, Nt, L, Y) and Stirton (Y).