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 Newton

Historical Forms

  • Niwetone 1086 DB
  • Neuton(e) juxta Clifton(e) 1310 FF 1327,1332 SR 1344 Ass
  • Newton upon Dounesmore 1424 Deed
  • Newenton(a) c.1170 Ch 1314 Combe 13th


'New farm,' v. tun . It adjoins Clifton (infra 127). For Dunsmore v. supra 12.

Places in the same Parish