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.

King's Sutton

Major Settlement in the Parish of King's Sutton

Historical Forms

  • Sudtone 1086 DB
  • Sutton(e) 1155 P
  • Suttun Regis 1252 Ch
  • Kinges Sutton 1294 Cl


'South farm,' v. tun . South possibly with reference to Purston. King William held the manor in 1086.

Places in the same Parish