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Throughs Lane

Other OS name in the Parish of Beetham

Etymology

, ' Thoroughs a RomanticDell ' 1783 Bthm 163 , probably ultimately from OE  þrūh ' conduit ' ; Sa dial . through is used of ' a drainage ditch cut through a hedge ' ( EDD s.v . ) , and may have been used more generally of a ditch .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name