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.

the Gowt Piece

Field in the Parish of Marsh Chapel

Historical Forms

  • 1821 AH 1841 MC 1839 TA


the Gowt Piece1821, 1841, Gowt Piece Hill 1838(with this and the preceding two f.ns. cf. le Gote 1337+, le gotte 1557+, le Gootes 1561+, le Goot(e) 1563+, v. gotu in thesense'a sluice' and cf. le gott in Fulstow f.ns.(b))