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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of Selsey

Historical Forms

  • LibC c.1300 SRS31,16–19


Norton is first mentioned, with a lost Suthton , in LibC c. 1300 (SRS 31, 16–19). It lies at the north end of Selsey parish by the church. The lost Sutton corresponds to the site of the present village of Selsey.

Places in the same Parish