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.

Lees Hill

Other OS name in the Parish of Kingwater

Historical Forms

  • Lyeshill 1589 ExchKR
  • the Leishills 1596 Border
  • Leasehill, the Leyes hill 1598 ib
  • the Leesehill 1603 Gilsland
  • leez hill 1610 Naworth


is Lyeshill 1589ExchKR , the Leishills 1596 Border, Leasehill , the Leyes hill 1598 ib., the Leesehill 1603Gilsland, leez hill 1610Naworth . v. lǣs .