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 Whitchurch

Historical Forms

  • Dodetune 1086 DB
  • Dodyton 1347 Pat 1397 InqMisc
  • Duthinton 1255 RH
  • Dudinton' 1255-6 Ass
  • Dudinton 1284 Ipm
  • Dodinton' 1271-2 Ass 1421 Cl
  • Dudyngton 1347 Cl
  • Dodyngton c.1376 AD
  • Dodyngdon 1443 Cl


See the discussion of Detton and Ditton Priors. No G.R. has been given, as it is not possible to say where the settlement stood. The name is shown on the 1863 1″ map as that of a township.

Places in the same Parish

Other OS name

Early-attested site

Major Settlement