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.

Cart Leys

Field in the Parish of Ketton

Historical Forms

  • 1919 Sale 1943 Map
  • le Carte Leye 1297 Wyg

Etymology

Cart Leys 1919, 1943(le Carte Leye 1297 Wyg, v. cræt, lēah, cf. Cartley in Egleton f.ns.(b) and Oakhamf.ns.(b))