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.

le Shittle gote

Field in the Parish of Marsh Chapel

Historical Forms

  • le Shittle gote 1839 TA
  • Shittle Goat Close 1712 Foster


le Shittle gote 1578+, Shittle Goat Close 17121(the first el. may be OE  scyt(t)els'a bolt, a bar', which loses its -s andsurvives as dial. shuttle'the horizontal bar of a gate, a flood-gate', with gotu inthe sense'sluice')