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Major Settlement in the Parish of Staunton

Historical Forms

  • Stantun 972 BCS1282 c.1050 KCD619 978 11th
  • Stanton 1275 SR
  • Staunton 1327 SR 1346 FA


v. stan , tun , and for spelling v. IPN 105. This was sometimes distinguished from the other Stauntons as Staunton in Corse, or near Corse (v. Habington i. 374–5, Nash ii. 372), cf. Corse Lawn in Eldersfield 197supra .

Places in the same Parish