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Survey of English Place-Names

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Major Settlement in the Parish of Sutton

Historical Forms

  • Suttuna, Suttune 1086 DB
  • Sutton(e) 1185 RotDom 1199 P 1199 Cur 1209,1257,1269 Ass 1254–75 Val 1275 RH 1302to1428 FA 1307to1375 Ipm 1363 Seld 1379 FF 1392 Pat


'Southern village', probably in relation to Stalham, which it adjoins on the south. v. sūð , tūn .