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.

Shuckton Manor Ho

Early-attested site in the Parish of Hulland Ward

Historical Forms

  • Shuktone 1330,1331 Ass
  • Shucton 1549 DuLa


Shuckton Manor Ho, Shuktone 1330, 1331Ass , Shucton 1549DuLa . Apparently 'goblin, demon farm', v. scucca , tūn . Presumably it was one which was considered to be haunted by demons.