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.

Sherrington

Early-attested site in the Parish of Selmeston

Historical Forms

  • Sirintone, Serintone, Esserintone 1086 DB
  • Sirentona 1130 P
  • Sirinton 1189 Ch 1335
  • Shirin(g)ton, Shiryn(g)ton 1238 FF 1428 FA
  • Shiryn(g)ton juxta Selmeston 1285 Ass
  • Surrynton 1288 Ass
  • Sheryn(g)ton, Sherington 1296 SR 1428 FA
  • Sherington juxta Rypp' 1377 IpmR
  • Sharyngton 1376 Cl

Etymology

'Scīra 's farm,' v . ingtun and cf. Sherington (PN Bk 38).

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name

Major Settlement