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Deadmans Lane, Newport

Deadmans Lane - An old name for Trafalgar Road, Newport/Carisbrooke.

The story goes that in 1377 a party of French invaders were ambushed in this area and all were killed, thus 'Deadmans Lane'. The name was changed by the Corporation's Paving Committee in 1861.

See also: Newport  -  Newport Street Names

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