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.

Stockland Great Castle & Stockland Little Castle (earthworks)

Other OS name in the Parish of Stockland


, cf. (Lt ) Castle , Castle Ditch 1844TA , v. castel ; Hutch 3 notes that ' the inhabitants call this earthwork “ the great castle ” to distinguish it from another ancient inclosure called “ the little castle ” on a neighbouring eminence ' .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name

Major Settlement