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.

Ball Hays

Field in the Parish of Dowdeswell

Historical Forms

  • 1838 TA
  • Ballheyes 1596 Rogers
  • Ballpeece 1663 Rogers
  • Ballhayes 1663 Rogers

Etymology

Ball Hays(Ballheyes 1596, Ballpeece, Ballhayes 1663, the surname Ball, v.(ge)hæg'enclosure')