English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

A county-by-county guide to the linguistic origins of England’s place-names – a project of the English Place-Name Society, founded 1923.

West Lodgate

Field in the Parish of Dorchester St Peter & All Saints

Historical Forms

  • West Lodgate 1615 DuCo 1650 ParlSurv

Etymology

West Lodgate 1615, 1650(perhaps analogous with Ludgate Ln 91 which may be from OE ludgeat'a back door')