Sutton, outer borough (1991 pop. 164,300) of Greater London, SE England. It is mainly residential, but plastics, chemicals, radio components, and paper goods are produced. The areas of Sutton were mentioned in the Domesday Book. Located within the borough, All Saints Church (12th cent.) in Carshalton and Beddington Church (14th cent.) are notable.
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