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.

The Saint's Well

Other OS name in the Parish of Stanton St Gabriel


6 ″ , or St Candida 's Well ( local ) , for the saint v. Whitchurch C . par . infra ; according to GazetteerSuppl 161 ' an “ Eye - well ” — local people had no doubt and knew the periwinkles on Stonebarrow Hill as St Candida 's Eyes ' .