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Survey of English Place-Names

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Early-attested site in the Parish of Satterleigh and Warkleigh

Historical Forms

  • Poghlegh 1303 FA
  • Poggeslegh 1330 SR
  • Poggyslegh 1346 FA
  • Pogysleygh 1428 FA


Probably 'Pocg 's clearing,' v. leah . This pers. name is not on record but may be inferred from on Pocging rode (BCS 866).

Places in the same Parish