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

Other OS name in the Parish of Church Pulverbatch

Historical Forms

  • The Lea 1718 VCH
  • The Lea in Churton parish 1810 PR(L)
  • The Lees 1615 SBL3466

Etymology

, The Lea 1718VCH : this may be The Lea in Churton parish 1810 PR(L) 1 . On TAMap the buildings are shown but not named , and there is a large field called Long Leys adjoining . This last ( the plural form ) can be linked with The Lees 1615SBL 3466 .