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