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Survey of English Place-Names

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Coal Pit Lane

Field in the Parish of Kibworth Beauchamp

Historical Forms

  • 1771 Terrier 1745 Terrier
  • Colepit Lane 1700 Terrier 1708 Terrier
  • Colepit lane end c.1720 Terrier

Etymology

Coal Pit Lane 1771 (Colepitt Lane 1694, l. 17, c. 1715, Colepit Lane 1700, 1708 etpassim to 1745, Colepit lane end c. 1720 (v. lane - ende), v. col - pytt, lane; a place where charcoal was made)