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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of Sancton

Historical Forms

  • Heselschoh t.Stephen BM
  • Heselchou c.1155 AddCh
  • Heselescof 1202 FF
  • Heselscoth 1285 KI
  • Hesilschogh 1339 BM
  • Hessleskew-Grange 1828 Langd


Hessleskew is Heselschoh t. Stephen BM, Heselchou c. 1155AddCh , Heselescof 1202 FF, Heselscoth 1285 KI, Hesilschogh 1339 BM, Hessleskew -Grange 1828 Langd. 'Hazel wood,' v. hesli , skogr .

Places in the same Parish