Early-attested site in the Parish of Arthuret
- Slalund, Slalaund 1276 Ass
- Slanelond 1300 Ipm
- Slelandes in Leaven 1590 Border
- Sleylands 1602 NB
- Slamed 1281 Ipm
Probably 'sloe wood or grove,' v. lundr . The first element is the Scandinavian cognate of OE slā(h), 'sloe,' which appears in ODan as slaaen and OSw as slān . For the development of the n , v. Hellquist s. v. slån . Also in this neighbourhood was Slamed (1281 Ipm).