1) The context in which this word occurs suggests that it was a spelling of ‘lathe’.

1642 6 barres ... for the lime leare-ende fenced in one side, the hedge another, Elmswell. Previously the writer had mentioned putting hay in the lime-leath and this development can be compared with forms of staithe. Lairgate in Beverley was formerly Lathegate.

places Elmswell
dates 1642

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