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Early-attested site in the Parish of Stratford on Avon

Historical Forms

  • Cloptunes gemære 1016 KCD724 18th
  • Clotone 1086 DB
  • Clopton(e) 1164 P
  • Clopton(e) juxta Stratford 1315 Ass


Clopton is Cloptunes gemære 1016 (18th) KCD 724, Clotone 1086 DB, Clopton (e )1164 P et passim , Clopton (e ) juxta Stratford 1315Ass . Perhaps 'farm by the stump,' v. Clapham (PN Sr 21) and Clophill (PN BedsHu 146).

Places in the same Parish