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.

Headley Heath

Early-attested site in the Parish of King's Norton

Historical Forms

  • Hæðleage 849 BCS455 11th
  • Hedlege, Hedlye c.1250 NQB 1275,1327 SR
  • Headley Heath 1581 Wills 1711 FF


'Heath-clearing,' v. hæð , leah .