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.

Ditton (Park)

Early-attested site in the Parish of Stoke Poges

Historical Forms

  • Ditone 1086 DB
  • Dittun 1205 Fines
  • Stokes Dutton' 1242 Fees889
  • Stokditton 1292 Ipm
  • Ditton by Colbroke 1370 Cl

Etymology

OE  dīc -tūn , 'dyke or ditch-farm,' v. dic . The 'ditch' is perhaps the moat which still surrounds the house.

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Major Settlement