English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

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Early-attested site in the Parish of Mashamshire

Historical Forms

  • Su(d)ton(e) 1086 DB
  • Sutton 1184 RichReg


v. suð , tun . 'South' probably in relation to Ellington.