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.

King's Standing

Other OS name in the Parish of Buxted

Historical Forms

  • Kings Standing 1658 ParlSurv


is Kings Standing 1658ParlSurv , Kingestand 1693 Rentals . Standing here doubtless denotes ' hunter's station from which to shoot game ' ( cf. NEDs. v . ) .