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.

Hasling Ford, Hasling Hall

Early-attested site in the Parish of Otley

Historical Forms

  • Heslingefeild 1585 Dep
  • Hesleinghall, Hesleinghale 1666,1668 PROt
  • Hasling Ford 1858 O.S.


Hasling Ford, Hasling Hall, Heslingefeild 1585Dep , Hesleinghall , Hesleinghale 1666, 1668 PROt, Hasling Ford 1858 O.S., cf. also Heselhil 1175–95 YCh 57, Hesilhit (? sic for Hesilhil ) 1321 YD ix. Probably OE  hæsling 'a place growing with hazels' or a compound of hesli 'hazel' and eng 'meadow', v. ford , hall .