Early-attested site in the Parish of Newton St Cyres
- (æt) norðtune 1050–73 Earle
- Northon' 1242 Fees793
- Northtone 1291 Tax
- Norton juxta Shokebrok 1339 Ass
- Norton juxta Nyweton Sci Ciricii 1346 Ass
'North tun.' It lies north of Newton and on the borders of Shobrooke parish.