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.

Newton St Cyres

Major Settlement in the Parish of Newton St Cyres

Historical Forms

  • (æt) niwan tune 1050–73 Earle
  • Newentona, Niwentona 1086 DB
  • Nywetone juxta Exoniam 1264 Exon
  • Nywetone Sancti Ciricii 1330 Exon
  • Seynt Serys Newton 1525 Recov
  • Newton St Cires 1605 Wills


'New farm,' v. niwe , tun . The church is dedicated to St Ciricius .

Places in the same Parish