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Survey of English Place-Names

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Lanch Lane

Other OS name in the Parish of Gillingham

Historical Forms

  • the Landshiere otherwise the Lordes Landshiere 1654 EgCh
  • Lancher Cl, Landshard Corner 1839 TA


, running N to form the par . and county bdy , probably to be associated with the Landshiere otherwise the Lordes Landshiere 1654EgCh ,Lancher Cl , Landshard Corner 1839TA , v. land-sc(e)aru ' boundary ' , cf. le Lanschore 1301GillCt which is from the related and synonymous land-scoru .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name

Major Settlement