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.

Cliffey Wood and Cliffey Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Hanley Castle

Historical Forms

  • Clifheye 1308 Wigorn 1315,1359 Ipm
  • Cliffhey 1545 LP


'Enclosure of woodland by the cliff,' v. clif , (ge)hæg. It lies just above the Severn.

Places in the same Parish