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.

3 Leys called the Harp

Field in the Parish of Marsh Chapel

Historical Forms

  • 1785 Foster
  • le Harpe 1839 TA 1839 TA
  • The Harpe 1595 FMap
  • y e Harpe c.1638 Holywell


3 Leys calledthe Harp 1785(le Harpe 1430*, 1505*, The Harpe 15952, y e Harpe c.1638, so namedfrom its shape, cf. the Harp in Fulstow f.ns.(a))