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Survey of English Place-Names

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Butson's Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Kentisbeare

Historical Forms

  • Botuston c.1200 Canonsleigh
  • Botyston juxta Kentelesbere 1339 Ass
  • Butson 1610 SR


It was held c. 1200 by the same Radulf Boty who is mentioned under Blackborough.