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.

St Godwalds

Early-attested site in the Parish of Stoke Prior

Historical Forms

  • sancto Godewalde 1275 Ass


This was a chapelry of Stoke Prior. St Gudwald of Brittany (7th cent.) has four dedications to him in English churches.