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.


Major Settlement in the Parish of Pontesbury

Historical Forms

  • Lya 1271-2 ForProc
  • La Lee 1276,1308 Ipm
  • Lee 1291-2 Ass 1672 HTR 1601 SBL12706


v. lēah , probably 'clearing' in this instance.

Places in the same Parish