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.

Showell Lane

Other OS name in the Parish of Meriden

Historical Forms

  • Seweles lane, Sewales lane ib.


( 6 ″ ) is Seweles lane , Sewales lane ib. and possibly contains the obsolete shewel , ' scarecrow , ' earlier shewels . See NED s. v .