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Survey of English Place-Names

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Major Settlement in the Parish of Clifton with Glapton

Historical Forms

  • Clitone, Cliftone, Clistone 1086 DB
  • Clifton(a) 1165 P
  • Clifton(a) juxta Notingham 1332 SR


v. clif , tun . There is a steep slope here above the Trent.

Places in the same Parish

Major Settlement