English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

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Major Settlement in the Parish of Middleton

Historical Forms

  • Mid(d)eltun(e) 1086 DB


v. middel , tun . Middleton is the centre of other Anglian farmsteads in the district, such as Edstone, Nunnington, Salton, Sinnington and Wrelton.