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.

Sluice Lane

Other OS name in the Parish of Thorne

Historical Forms

  • the slewse at Thorn 1697 Pryme


, the slewse at Thorn 1697 Pryme167 , cf. Sluice Common 1841TA , alluding to a sluice ( ME  scluse ) in the drainage .