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.

Lea Castle

Early-attested site in the Parish of Wolverley

Historical Forms

  • le Le, le Lee 1292 Ipm 1369 Pat
  • The Lee, Lea Hall 1649 Surv c.1830 O


v. leah . This must come from the oblique case form lea .