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Survey of English Place-Names

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Studfold Hundred

Hundred in the County of Wiltshire

Historical Forms

  • Stotfalde, Stotfalda hundred 1086 ExonDB
  • Stodfold 1249 Ass 1255 RH
  • Stodfelde 1316 FA


'Horse or stud enclosure,' v. stott , stod , falod . The hundred is now merged in that of Swanborough infra 317. The meeting-place was at Foxley Corner on Lydeway infra 316–7. It may have been so called from some ancient enclosure here, v. stodfald and cf. IPN 150–2.

Parishes in this Hundred