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Survey of English Place-Names

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Butt Lane

Other OS name in the Parish of Kirkburton

Historical Forms

  • le Butt over the Well 1699 WCR8


, le Butt over the Well 1699WCR 8 , possibly e.ModE  butte ' a butt, a barrel ' , but it could also be OE  butt1 ' stump,log ' ( used in some such way as OE  stocc ' stump ' is in the common Stockwell ) .

Places in the same Parish

Other OS name

Early-attested site