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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of Chicksands Priory

Historical Forms

  • Appeleia c.1150 BM
  • Appele 1276 Ass 1287 Ass
  • Appelaya, boscus de Appelaya Hy2 BHRSi.118


'Apple-tree clearing' v. æppel , leah .

Places in the same Parish

Major Settlement