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.

Lakheigh

Field in the Parish of Shaftesbury

Historical Forms

  • Lakheigh 1341 Salis
  • Lakehey 1394 Salis
  • Lakehei 1402 Shaft
  • Lakeheys 1433 Salis
  • Lakehaies 1548 Weld
  • Lakehayes 1670 Waller

Etymology

Lakheigh 1341, Lakehey 1394, Lakehei 1402(c.1407), Lakeheys 1433,Lakehaies 1548, Lakehayes 1670(v. lacu,(ge)hæg)