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.

Sleights House

Early-attested site in the Parish of Kirkby Moorside

Historical Forms

  • Slectes 1154–63 Riev


ut supra and cf. the Latin form in parvis slectis in a West Lincs charter of c. 1160. The context suggests that it refers to marshland (AD , AS 280).