English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

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terris in p ' Glopton '

Field in the Parish of Broadwey

Historical Forms

  • terris in p ' Glopton ' 1457 Ct
  • terr ' nuper Cloptons in South ( e ) wey 1464 DCMCt 1465 Weld 1481 Ct 1486 Weld

Etymology

terris in p' Glopton' 1457, terr' nuper Cloptons in South(e)wey 1464,1465, 1481, 1486(the surname Clopton from one of the numerous p.ns. calledClapton, Clopton in other counties, cf. also Clapton in Broadwindsor par. infra,Southway supra)