English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

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the Lawns

Other OS name in the Parish of Barrow upon Humber

Historical Forms

  • Close … called the Lawnes 1649 ParlSurv
  • the Homestead … called the Lawns 1803 EnclA


, Closecalled the Lawnes 1649ParlSurv , the Homesteadcalled the Lawns 1803EnclA , presumably from the pl . of ME  launde ' a glade, a woodlandpasture ' .