English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

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Highlees, Highlees Wood

Early-attested site in the Parish of Alderley

Historical Forms

  • High Leys, High Leys Wood 1831 Bry


Highlees, Highlees Wood, High Leys , High Leys Wood 1831 Bry, cf. Hegheleghes 1320 Chamb, le Hegheleghes , Hegleghes 1345Eyre , 'high clearings', v. hēah , lēah .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name