Early-attested site in the Parish of Kempsey
- Clerkenlip 1542,1545 LP
- Clerkenleape 1544 LP
- Clerconleppe 1548 Pat
- Clerkenlippe 1634 QSR
Clearly 'clerks' leap.' The place lies on a slight slope, but it is impossible to reconstruct the story of these venturesome clerics. Cf. similarly presta hlype , 'priests' leap,' in KCD 813.