Milnthorpe Pinfold

place and pinfold

Aged unknown

Commemorated on 1 plaque

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GRISLEYMIRES LANE (also Grisley Myres). The name is derived from an Old English word 'gris' for swine and 'mire' meaning muddy place. Until c1920 piggeries belonging to the Royal Oak Inn were situated near here and until c1960 there was a pond and stream, now culverted, close to the present entrance to Park House Coachworks. The lane which now leads just to Park Road originally had a western extension providing access to common pasture on Milnthorpe Marsh at Fishcarling Head. Close to Dallam Chase was a pinfold for stray stock which was provided with its own water pump. Later the site became wasteland known as 'Grisley Tip'.

Church Street, Milnthorpe, United Kingdom where it sited