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.


Parish in the County of Rutland


Leighfield was formed from the central part of the Forest of Rutland at its disafforestation c1630. It was enclosed and declared to be extra-parochial.

Major Settlements