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Survey of English Place-Names

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Barton Blount

Major Settlement in the Parish of Barton Blount

Historical Forms

  • Barctune 1086 DB
  • Bartun, Bartona, Barton(e) late11th,1162 Tutbury c.1166 AddCh c.1166 HarlCh 1230 Tutbury 1243 Fees 1281 Ass 1298 Ipm
  • Bertona c.1141 Tutbury
  • Barton Bakepuiz 1337 FF
  • Barton Bakepuz 1367 Cor
  • Barton Bakepuys 1428 FA
  • Newe Barton alias Barton Bakbusshe 1557 FF
  • Bartonblonte 1535 Val

Etymology

'Outlying grange', v. beretūn . The manor was held by the de Bakepuz family, cf. Robert de Bakepuz c. 1166HarlCh and later by the Blount family, cf. Walter Blount 1385 Ch.