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Survey of English Place-Names

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Early-attested site in the Parish of Durnford

Historical Forms

  • Netetune 1242 Fees
  • Netteton juxta Derneford 1305 Ass
  • Netton 1310 Cl
  • Neton within Salterton 1342 Ipm
  • Natton(e) 1289 Ass 1323 Cl
  • Suthneton 1428 FA


'Farm of the neat or cattle' (from OE  nēata tun). Cf. Netton (PN D 258). South probably in relation to Net Down supra 236.

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name

Major Settlement