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Survey of English Place-Names

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Early-attested site in the Parish of Headon cum Upton

Historical Forms

  • Upetun(e), Upetone 1086 DB
  • Huptun' 1235 Fees
  • Upton 1280 Ass
  • Upton juxta Hedon 1395 FF


Upton is Upetun (e ), Upetone 1086 DB, Huptun '1235 Fees, Upton 1280Ass , Upton juxta Hedon 1395FF . 'Up farm,' v. tun .Cf. Upton by Southwell infra 179.

Places in the same Parish