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.

Woodgate

Field in the Parish of Swinhope

Historical Forms

  • 1842 TA
  • woodgate 1601 Terrier
  • Woodgate 1621 Terrier 1671 Terrier
  • woodgatte 1638 Terrier
  • wodgate 1690 Terrier

Etymology

Woodgate 1761(woodgate 1601, Woodgate 1621(1822), 1671, woodgatte 1638, wodgate 1690, v.gata).