English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

A county-by-county guide to the linguistic origins of England’s place-names – a project of the English Place-Name Society, founded 1923.


Major Settlement in the Parish of Salton

Historical Forms

  • Saletun, Saleton 1086 DB 1167–80 YCh
  • Salton 1285 KI 1396 Pap 1536 YChant
  • Saulton 1286 Ch
  • Sauton 1577 Saxton


'Enclosure of or by the willows' v. s(e)alh, tun . The early forms suggest OE s (e )ala-tun from the gen. plur. s (e )ala .

Places in the same Parish

Major Settlement