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.

Cowers Lane

Other OS name in the Parish of Shottle and Postern

Historical Forms

  • Cowehouse Lane 1555 Lanc


, Cowehouse Lane 1555 Lanc , cf. Couhous 1386DuLa , 1408For , v. , hūs ; for the development cf. Millers Dale supra 180 . It would appear to have been the cow - shed for the whole of Duffield Frith .