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.

Lansic Ho and Lansic Lane

Early-attested site in the Parish of Hoveringham


Lansic Ho and Lansic Lane (both 6″). Cf. Longe syke , Lonsyke wonge 1548Trinity , Landsicke furlong , Longe Sycke 1565 ib., Landsicke furlong 1577 ib., Landsicke ditche 1614 ib., Landsyke close 1842 ib. v. sic , 'ditch, etc.' The forms are too late to decide whether the first element is lang , 'long' or land . Cf. 206infra and v. vangr .