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Survey of English Place-Names

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Early-attested site in the Parish of Sidmouth

Historical Forms

  • Ascerton 1260 DA
  • Asterestone 1316,1317 Ass
  • Asserton 1420 BM 1466 FF


Probably 'Æschere 's tun.'

Places in the same Parish

Major Settlement