Early-attested site in the Parish of Brixton
- Plethameston c.1250 Deed
- Plethemeston juxta Plumptone 1296 FF
- Pled(a)meston(e) c.1300 Deed
- Buttelers 1504 Ipm
- Butlers al. Plethmeston 1605 Deed
Probably 'Pleghelm 's farm,' though the change of g to th is difficult to account for. The later name is to be associated with the farm of Richard Butler who was living in the parish in 1525 (SR ).