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Survey of English Place-Names

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Early-attested site in the Parish of Packwood

Historical Forms

  • Listerleia early13th Dugd548
  • Listerleye 1252,1374 ADv
  • Listerlye t.Ed1 Dugd542
  • Lysterleyfeld 1306 ADv 1344 Add
  • Lusterley grove c.1350 ib
  • Great Listelow, Little Listelow c.1840 TA


Listelow (TA ) is Listerleia early 13th Dugd 548, Listerleye 1252, 1374 AD v, Listerlye t. Ed 1 Dugd 542, Lysterleyfeld 1306 AD v, 1344Add , Lusterley grove c. 1350 ib., Great Listelow , Little Listelow c. 1840TA . This is probably a name of the same type as Baxterley supra 78, the first element being ME  li (te )stere , 'dyer.' See further Fransson 105.

Places in the same Parish