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Lane House Fm

Early-attested site in the Parish of Wyke Regis

Historical Forms

  • Lanhows 1348 AD
  • Lanhous Mower 1582 Ilch 18
  • Lanhouse 1676 Salkeld
  • Lanehous(e) 1365 ADI 1370 ADI 1675 Salkeld
  • Lane House 1774 Hutch1
  • Lane House Md(w) 1841 TA
  • Lanehowse Moore, Easter Lane Howse 1623 DorR
  • atte Lane 1332 SR
  • Attelane 1365 ADI
  • Lanheye 1322,1323 MinAcct
  • Lanhay 1327 MinAcct
  • Lanhei 1329 MinAcct
  • Lanehey 1328 MinAcct
  • Lammede 1322 MinAcct
  • Lannemede 1323 MinAcct
  • Lanmede 1324 MinAcct
  • Landmed 1326 MinAcct

Etymology

Lane House Fm (SY 657785), Lanhows 1348AD (p), Lanhous Mower 1582 (18) Ilch , Lanhouse 1676Salkeld , Lanehous (e )1365 AD I(p), 1370 AD I(p), 1675Salkeld , Lane House 1774 Hutch1, Lane House Md (w )1841TA , Lanehowse Moore , Easter Lane Howse 1623 DorR, probably 'house in the lane', v. lane , hūs , with mōr , ēasterra ; the lane in question is probably the Wyke R.-Chickerell road now called Lane House Rocks Rd (6″), and it may have given name to Robert atte Lane 1332 SR, Robert Attelane 1365 AD I, v. atte; the lost names Lanheye 1322, 1323MinAcct , Lanhay 1327MinAcct , Lanhei 1329MinAcct , Lanehey 1328MinAcct , Lammede 1322MinAcct , Lannemede 1323MinAcct , Lanmede 1324MinAcct , Landmed 1326MinAcct , which seem to have the same first el. lane with (ge)hæg and mǣd , may also have been near here.