TF2569 : Conging Street

taken 9 years ago, near to Horncastle, Lincolnshire, England

This is 1 of 2 images, with title Conging Street in this square
Conging Street
Conging Street
I don't think there is another "Conging Street" anywhere in the world
Conging Street

Dr Caitlin Green, a friend of Geograph, tells me:
I.M. Bower's 1940 PhD on Lincs place names offers the following explanation, for what its worth: "Conging Street is locally taken as being a corruption of French 'conge' 'permission', in that strangers wishing to enter the town were stopped and made to pay the toll levied by the lord of the manor."

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Geographical Context: Lowlands City, Town centre Primary Subject: Street other tags: Street Nameplate Unique Street Name Click a tag, to view other nearby images.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 7 March, 2015   (more nearby)
Monday, 9 March, 2015
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 2590 6971 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:12.5731N 0:6.9758W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 25893 69727
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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