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.

Stanborough Hundred

Hundred in the County of Devon

Historical Forms

  • Stanberg(h)(a) 1159,1182 P 1219 Fees262 1238 Ass
  • Stanburg(h)e 1187 P 1275 RH 1295 Ipm
  • Stanbrug 1251 Fees


The Hundred presumably takes its name from Stanborough in Halwell infra 324, though that place is now just outside the Hundred boundary. In the Geld Roll (1084) Hundred is called Dippeforda from Diptford infra 299.