Lane is home to the Royal George, one of
the oldest buildings in the village.
around XXX, there used to be a fenced area of common land at the bottom of Blind
Lane called 'The Pound'. Farmers used to keep their animals there when
they were moving them from one place to another. It was also used to temporarily
hold any animals that had escaped from their field
until the farmer came to collect them. These pens were located on the left hand
side as you head up Blind Lane, where Bag End now stands.
the name for the bank of land up on the right hand side as you head up Blind
Lane. There is now a single cottage on this land, but there used to be red brick
cottages at either end of this cottage. The 1901 Census records seven families
living in these cottages, all in just three or four rooms.