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.

Lea Cross, Lea Cross Bridge

Other OS name in the Parish of Pontesbury

Historical Forms

  • Lea Crosse 1638 PR(H)


, Lea Crosse 1638 PR(H) 12 . The T - junction here may have been thought of as a crossroads on account of the road to Stapleton joining the A 488 a short distance N . of the junction with the Lea road .