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.

Slateley Hall Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Kingsbury

Historical Forms

  • Slauteleye 1332 SR 1391 ADv
  • Slawtleye 1361 ib
  • Slawteley 1436 IpmR
  • Slateleyholme t.Hy8 Rental
  • Slayteley 1570 Aston


Slateley Hall Fm is Slauteleye 1332 SR (p), 1391 AD v, Slawtleye 1361 ib., Slawteley 1436 IpmR, Slateleyholme t. Hy 8Rental , Slayteley 1570Aston . The forms are too late for any certainty. Possibly the first element is the OE  slieht , sleaht , 'death, murder, slaughter,' but the reason for the name is unknown, v. leah , holmr .