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Survey of English Place-Names

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Lawn Hall

Early-attested site in the Parish of High Easter

Historical Forms

  • Old Lawn or Lawn-hall 1768 M
  • Launds Hall 1777 C
  • Laghenberiam 1086 DB


Lawn Hall is Old Lawn or Lawn-hall 1768 M, Launds Hall 1777 C. According to Morant (ii, 85) the manor was in Great Waltham with lands partly in High Easter and Dunmow, and Round has suggested (VCH i, 459) that it may be identical with Laghenberiam 1086 DB.