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the Caistor Rd

Field in the Parish of Rothwell

Historical Forms

  • 1767 EnclA 1832 Yarb
  • Cayster gate ( furlonge ) 1577 Terrier
  • Castergate ( furlong ) 1606 Terrier 1611 Terrier
  • castergate ( furlonge ) 1625 Terrier
  • Castergate ( furland ) 1638 Terrier
  • castor gate 1679 Terrier
  • Castorgate furlong 1679 Terrier
  • Caster Gate ( furlong ) 1721 Terrier
  • Castor Gate 1721 Terrier

Etymology

the Caistor Rd 1767(Cayster gate(furlonge) 1577, Castergate(furlong) 1606, 1611,castergate(furlonge) 1625, Castergate(furland) 1638, castor gate, Castorgate furlong 1679, Caster Gate(furlong), Castor Gate 1721,'the road to Caistor',from gata'a road', with furlang), 1832(v. walk, denoting land used for thepasture of animals, especially sheep, as elsewhere in the parish)