English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

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Flash Lane

Other OS name in the Parish of Braithwell

Historical Forms

  • Stainton flashe 1576 YAS
  • (Far) Flash Close(s) 1684 Glebe 1841 TA


, Stainton flashe ('the comon Watering place') 1576YAS 178, (Far ) Flash Close (s )1684Glebe , 1841TA , v. flasshe ' a swamp, a pool ' .