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.

Sutton on the Hill

Major Settlement in the Parish of Sutton on the Hill

Historical Forms

  • (in) Suþtone 949 Peniarth 13th
  • (æt) Suðtune c.1002 ASWills c.1100 Peniarth 1004 13th
  • Suttun c.1002 ASWills c.1100
  • Sutton(e) 1243 Fees 1248–61 Darley 1275 RH 1291 Tax 1298 Ipm
  • Sutton by Tottebury 1371 Pap
  • Sutton super montem 1560 FF
  • Sudtun(e) 1086 DB

Etymology

'South farm', v. sūð , tūn .