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.


Early-attested site in the Parish of Teignmouth

Historical Forms

  • Goraway 1737 Recov
  • la Goore 1284 Ass
  • la Gore 1303 FA


Gorway (6″) is

Goraway 1737Recov and was the home of Serlo de la Goore (1284Ass ), de la Gore (1303 FA), v. gara .

Places in the same Parish

Major Settlement