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.

Lanes close

Field in the Parish of Dowdeswell

Historical Forms

  • 1838 TA
  • Laines closes 1790 Rogers

Etymology

Lanes close(Laines closes 1790, v. leyne'arablestrip')