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 Warter

Historical Forms

  • Kesehou, Kesehou furlanges 12th,c.1185 Warter


Keasey (6″) is Kesehou , Kesehou furlanges 12th, c. 1185Warter . 'Hill by the narrow valley,' from OScand  kjóss (cf. Keasbeck, PN NRY 114, RN 230) and haugr .