Chance Inn Wood

Chance Inn Wood CMN SSL V NO483103 1 363 160m

Chance Inn Wood 1855 OS 6 inch 1st edn

en Chance Inn + SSE wood

‘Near it by the side of the public road there was formerly a public house call’d the Chance Inn, hence the name’ (OS Name Book 21, 15). As with Chance Inn CER (q.v.), it was probably earlier ‘Change Inn’, referring to an inn where horses were changed.

This place-name appeared in printed volume 3