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.


Field in the Parish of Hawerby cum Beesby

Historical Forms

  • langlandes eHy3 Alv
  • the Lea close 1664 Terrier
  • y e Lea Close 1674 Terrier
  • y e lea close 1679 Terrier
  • lee close 1686 Terrier
  • the lea close 1703 Terrier
  • the Lea Close 1706 Terrier


langlandes eHy3(13)(v. lang, land); the Lea close(described as meadow or pasture) 1664, y e Lea Close 1674, y e lea close 1679,lee close 1686, the lea close 1703, the Lea Close 1706, v. lea(OE  lēah), clos(e))