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Survey of English Place-Names

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Awdgate

Field in the Parish of Rothwell

Historical Forms

  • Awdgate 1577 Terrier
  • old gate 1606 Terrier
  • Oldgate 1611 Terrier
  • Ouldgate 1611 Terrier
  • Old gate 1625 Terrier
  • audgate 1638 Terrier
  • Oudgate 1721 Terrier

Etymology

Awdgate 1577, old gate 1606, Oldgate,Ouldgate 1611, Old gate 1625, audgate 1638, Oudgate 1721('the old road', v.ald, gata)