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.

Rakes Lane

Other OS name in the Parish of Gisburn

Historical Forms

  • Rakes 1663,1780 PRGis


, Rakes 1663, 1780 PRGis , dial . rake ' rough path, a cattle or sheepwalk ' ( cf. hraca ) .

Places in the same Parish

Other OS name

Early-attested site