Lepe

Lepe, Exbury and Lepe
settlement
parish:
county:
coords:
Exbury and Lepe
Hampshire
SZ4498
refce: HANTSLOC.t

old map: 25inch County Series map -- Hants LXXXI.15

Lepe
otherwise: Lepe, 1277; Lupe, 1280; Leope, 1324

refce: Coates 1989
LEPE, hamlet in Exbury and Lepe
Old English 'hliep(e)'='leaping place', especially for deer; a fence to allow deer to jump where other animals are restrained. A common name type in forest areas. Possibly a jumpable stream, or other such crossing place.

old map
Leap
Shown on an old map by Harrison 1788
- settlement, hamlet - New Forest Hundred - Hampshire
Period - 1780s
refce: Harrison 1788
(HAR1SZ49.jpg)

old map
Leap
Shown on an old map by Morden 1695
- settlement, hamlet - New Forrest Hundred - Hampshire
Period - 1690s-1720s
refce: Morden 1695
(MRD2SZ49.jpg)

old map
Leape
Shown on an old map by Blaeu 1645
- settlement, hamlet - Newforrest Hundred - Hantshire
refce: Blaeu 1645
(BLA1SZ49.jpg)

old map
Leape
Shown on an old map by Speed 1611
- settlement, hamlet - Newforrest Hundred - Hantshire
refce: Speed 1611
(SPD1SZ49.jpg)

old map
Leape
Shown on an old map by Norden 1607
- settlement, hamlet - Newforrest Hundred - Hamshire
Period - 1590s-1600s
refce: Norden 1607
(NRD1SZ49.jpg)

old map
Leape
Shown on an old map by Keer 1620
- Southampton
refce: Keer 1620
(KER1SMAL.jpg)

old map
Leape
Shown on an old map by Saxton 1575
- settlement, hamlet - Southamtoniae
refce: Saxton 1575
(SAX1SZ49.jpg)

Hampshire Gazetteer - JandMN: 2001