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.

Sutton under Brailes

Major Settlement in the Parish of Sutton under Brailes

Historical Forms

  • Sudtune 1086 DB
  • Sutton(e) 1204 Cur
  • Sutton juxta Brales 1268 Wigorn
  • Sutton Brayles 1287 Ass 1541 LP
  • Sutton in Hennemersch 1295 FF
  • Sutton subtus Brayles 1573 FF


'South farm,' v. tun . The place is two miles south of Brailes (supra 276). For Hennemersh , v. Long Compton supra 299.

Places in the same Parish