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.

to þan lipgete

Field in the Parish of East Orchard

Historical Forms

  • to þan lipgete 963 ShaftR
  • from þane gete 963 ShaftR

Etymology

to þan lipgete, from þane gete(v. hlīep-geat'opening in a fence over whichdeer can leap')