1) A storehouse for fish, possibly where business with the panniermen took place.
In 1292-4 the demesne lands of Meaux Abbey included Fyshuses, said to be in Ottringham, but now lost. Other examples include: 1353 ad littararias aque de Hull apud le Fischehowses
1539 lying at the ende of Whytby brige betwixt the see and the fysch howse. In 1544-5 no fewer than 74 timber trees were provided for the fishe house Clowe upon hull water bank in holderness. The Wawne field-name Fishers Close was linked by Smith with Fishus, that is 'fish house', recorded in 1292.