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.

Leyfoot

Field in the Parish of Woore

Historical Forms

  • 1838 TA
  • Leaford 1838 TA
  • Loford Flatt 1838 TA
  • The Layford 1838 TA
  • Lefort 1838 TA

Etymology

Leyfoot(Leaford in Gravenhunger adjoins, Leaford 1639, Loford Flatt 1656, The Layford 1686, Lefort 1721: the road crosses a stream by Ireland's Cross)