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.

Leisingwang

Field in the Parish of Croxton

Historical Forms

  • Leisingwang eHy3 NCot

Etymology

Leisingwang(2x) eHy3(e13) NCot('in-field of thefreedman', from leisingi'a freedman' or the byname derived from it, though thisis hardly found in L(SPNLY 186f.), and vangr)

Places in the same Parish