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.

Cliffs Cl

Field in the Parish of Blaston

Historical Forms

  • 1839 TA


Cliffs Cl 1839 (at this date, the surn. Cliff belonged largely to the north - west of Leics., so poss. here is clif' a bank, the steep slope of a hillside')