Lecturer’s Inch

Lecturer’s Inch ABE R NO259166 1 362 70m

    a few stones called the Licker-Stones 1790s OSA, 12
    Lecturers Inch 1856 OS 6 inch 1st edn

en Lickerstanes + Sc inch

This would appear to be an unusual development of *Lickerstanes Inch. For Sc lickerstane, see PNF 5, Elements Glossary. For the full OSA quote, see p. 69, above, where the association between licker and lecture is made.

This place-name appeared in printed volume 4