Early-attested site in the Parish of Stoke Prior
- Vinstal-stude 1295 Wigorn
- le Vynestallstede 1368 Nash 18th
The first is an entry in connexion with the lease of a salt-pit.The term vinstal or finstal is explained by an entry in the Charter Rolls (1328) in which Peter de Stodleye grants to the canons of Witton in Droitwich two salinæ , i.e. brine-pits, and a finstallus , i.e. a place for heaping firewood, from OE fīn , 'heap of wood,' and steall .