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.

Stump Cross

Other OS name in the Parish of Bishop Burton

Historical Forms

  • Stumpe cross 1579 BevRec


( 6 ″ ) is Stumpe cross 1579 BevRec . Cf. William at Crosse 1379 Poll . v. cros . The limits of the sanctuary of Beverley were marked by crosses on the various roads at a distance of a mile from the Minster ( cf. Sanct ) . Cf. Milecrosse 1435 HMC(Bev) on the south side of Beverley .

Places in the same Parish

Major Settlement