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.

holegate

Field in the Parish of Wold Newton

Historical Forms

  • holegate eHy3 Alv

Etymology

holegate eHy3(13)('the road running in the hollow, thesunken road', v. hol2, gata, a common name)