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Survey of English Place-Names

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Early-attested site in the Parish of South Brent

Historical Forms

  • Stibeton 1333 SR
  • Stybedon 1443 Ct


This is probably from OE  stybbatūn or stybbadūn , 'farm' or 'hill of the stumps.' Cf. Stibb supra 96.