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.

High Loxley

Early-attested site in the Parish of Dunsfold

Historical Forms

  • Lokesleye 1279 Ass
  • Loxelegh 1316 FF
  • Loxlegh 1332 SR
  • Loxlee 1344 FF


High Loxley is Lokesleye 1279Ass (p), Loxelegh 1316 FF, Loxlegh 1332 SR, Loxlee 1344 FF (all p), Hyloxley 1584, High Loxley 1600FF . Probably 'Locc 's clearing,' v. leah . Cf. Loxbeare (PN D 540) and Loxwood (PN Sx 134).