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Survey of English Place-Names

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stoton hedg

Field in the Parish of Oadby

Historical Forms

  • stoton hedg 1674 Terrier l.17 Terrier
  • Stoctonemer ' l.13 Wyg
  • Stoutonemer ' l.13 Wyg
  • Stowton mere 1467×84 LTD
  • Stoughton Meere 1625 Terrier 1635 Terrier
  • stoton meare 1693 Terrier

Etymology

stoton hedg 1674, l. 17 (v. hecg; a parish boundary marker), Stoctonemer', Stoutonemer' l. 13, Stowton mere 1467 × 84, Stoughton Meere 1625, 1635, Stoughton meare 1638, 1661 et passim to 1722, stoton meare 1693 (v. (ge) mǣre) (Stoughton parish in Gartree Hundred adjoins to the north - east)