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.

Prestonlea Coppice

Other OS name in the Parish of Moreton Corbet

Historical Forms

  • Prestoneslee 1340 SRO322/140
  • The Lea Woodd 1588 SRO322box2
  • Lea Coppice 1846 Map

Etymology

, Prestoneslee (“une place de bois”) 1340SRO 322 /140 , The Lea Woodd 1588SRO 322 box 2 , Lea Coppice 1846Map . This is near Actonlea Coppice, Part 498 . There was probably a wood with a simplex name from lēah .