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.

Cross Lane

Other OS name in the Parish of Gillingham

Historical Forms

  • Crosselane 1475 GillCt


, Crosselane 1475GillCt , probably cross adj . in the sense ' lying across ' ; on 1811 OS this lane links two other lanes running parallel to each other .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name

Major Settlement