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.

Oakley Close

Field in the Parish of Duffield

Historical Forms

  • 1791 EnclA
  • Okeley meadowe 1396 DuLa

Etymology

Oakley Close 1791(cf. Okeleiesiche c. 1250 Darley, Okeley meadowe 1396, v. āc, lēah, sīc, mǣd)