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.

one lea

Field in the Parish of Fotherby

Historical Forms

  • one lea 1180–1200 Gilb
  • ... called a headland 1697 DCLeases
  • one lea more called a headland 1697 DCLeases

Etymology

one lea... called a headland, one lea more called a headland 1697(v. hēafod-land, cf. grass headings supra)