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.

Black Rock

Other OS name in the Parish of Ham & Stone

Historical Forms

  • Blakeston(forde) 1516 MinAcct
  • Blak(e)stone 1575 TRMB


, 1830 M , probably identical with Blakeston (forde )1516MinAcct (a fishery in the Severn), Blak(e)stone 1575TRMB , v. blæc , stān .