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Survey of English Place-Names

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Early-attested site in the Parish of Datchet

Historical Forms

  • Suthle 13th ADi
  • Southlee 1343 ADi
  • Sowthlay, Southle 1394 BM
  • Sudley Eliz ChancP


Self-explanatory, v. leah . South in relation to Datchet. The modern form is clearly a spelling one.

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Major Settlement