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.

The Lynch

Other OS name in the Parish of Allington

Historical Forms

  • la linche c.1265 Brid
  • Lynch 1845 TA('LodersWestEnd')


, la linche c.1265Brid , Lynch 1845TA ('Loders West End') , cf. Gatelinche c.1265Brid , tenapud Lynkes 1496Ct , v. hlinc ' bank ledge ' , gāt ' goat ' .