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Survey of English Place-Names

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Ox Lee

Other OS name in the Parish of Kirkburton

Historical Forms

  • Hoxlegh' 1379 PT
  • Oxlee 1499 WCR2 1709 WMB

Etymology

, Hoxlegh '1379 PT (p), Oxlee 1499WCR 2, 1709 WMB , v. oxa , lēah ' clearing ' .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name