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.


Field in the Parish of Marsh Chapel

Historical Forms

  • gangeholm 1839 TA


gangeholm(sic) ?1277+(mostprobably from OE , ON  gang'a path, a track', later'a cattle-walk' and holmr'raised land in marsh', though the exact sense seems uncertain)