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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of Gisburn

Historical Forms

  • Heselheved Ed1 Puds
  • Haselheued 1280–90 ib
  • Hesilheade 1550 WillY
  • Haslehead 1659 PRGis


Hazlehead (lost), ib1817 M, 1848TA , Heselheved Ed 1 Puds, Haselheued 1280–90 ib, Hesilheade 1550 WillY, Haslehead 1659 PRGis. 'Hazel headland', v. hæsel , hesli , hēafod .

Places in the same Parish

Other OS name

Early-attested site