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.

Leggers

Field in the Parish of Hooke

Historical Forms

  • 1839 TA
  • Lagar c.1155 MontC
  • Lagare 1650 Hutch

Etymology

Leggers(perhaps to be associated with Lagar c.1155,Lagare 1650,'the point of land', v. gāra, with the Fr def. art., but cf. Legas Ctg inE. Chelborough par. infra)