It is pronounced "Stoat-n".
St. Mary`s Church has a crocketed spire, and a good Cross in the churchyard.
Much of the farmland nearby is owned by the Co-op, who formerly operated a tourist attraction known as Stoughton Farm Park.
The airfield at Stoughton is known as Leicester Airport, and is much used by light aircraft and for flying lessons.
Blue Badge Guide Colin Crosby is available to lead Guided Walks around Stoughton for groups.