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.

Rayner's Lane

Early-attested site in the Parish of Pinner


Rayner's Lane is a newly developed area (post 1930). According to Druett (218) the lane took its name from one Rayner , an old shepherd who lived at the solitary cottage here less than 40 years ago.

Places in the same Parish