English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

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the Raisin Rd

Field in the Parish of Rothwell

Historical Forms

  • 1767 EnclA
  • raisin gate 1606 Terrier
  • Rason gate 1611 Terrier
  • rasen gate 1625 Terrier
  • rason gate 1638 Terrier
  • Rasin gate 1679 Terrier
  • Rasin Gate 1721 Terrier

Etymology

the Raisin Rd 1767(raisin gate 1606, Rason gate 1611, rasen gate 1625, rason gate 1638, Rasin gate 1679, Rasin Gate 1721,'the road to(Market) Rasen', v. gata)