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.

Heage

Major Settlement in the Parish of Heage

Historical Forms

  • Hey(h)eg(e), Hey(h)egge 1251 Ch 1296 Ipm 1298 Cl 1328 SR 1387 DuLa
  • Hiegge 1327 Ipm
  • He(i)gheg(e), He(i)ghegg(e) 1327 Cl 1330 Ass 1346,1360,1373 Pat 1417 MinAcct
  • Heyghegg 1538 WollCh
  • Heghhegge 1327 Pat 1330 Ass
  • Heeg(g)e 1330 Ass 1408 RadCh 1471,1485 WollCh
  • Highegg 1354 Pat
  • Hyghege 1416 DbCh
  • Highege 1539 CampbCh
  • Highedge 1541 DbAnsvi 1562 Lanc
  • Hyedge als Hygh Edge 1560 ib
  • Hehegge 1379 CPG
  • Hegge 1387 Pat
  • Headg(e) 1566 ParRegChesterfield 1577 Saxton 1610 Speed
  • Heidge 1636 DuLaSC
  • Heage als Higheage 1724 Bemrose

Etymology

'High edge or ridge', v. hēah 1 , ecg .

Places in the same Parish

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