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.

Sconce (Lane)

Other OS name in the Parish of Bingley


, 1858 O.S. , from e.ModE skonce ( cf. Du schans ) ' a small earthwork, a shelter (from theelements) ' ( cf. NED s.v. sconce sb. 3 ) .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name