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.

Flosh Gate

Early-attested site in the Parish of Dacre

Historical Forms

  • (del) Floshe, Floche 1278 Ass


Flosh Gate ((del ) Floshe , Floche 1278Ass (both p)), probably contains a variant of ME  flasshe, 'pool, watery place,' which often appears in modern names as flash .