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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."
by Bob Harvey

Created: Wed, 29 Nov 2017, Updated: Wed, 29 Nov 2017

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TF2569 : Conging Street by Bob Harvey
TF2569 : Cottages on Conging Street, Horncastle by Dave Hitchborne
TF2569 : Conging Street by Bob Harvey
TF2569 : Horncastle: Old and New Co-op by Bob Harvey
TF2569 : Flats in Conging street by Bob Harvey

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