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.

Gaulter Ctgs

Early-attested site in the Parish of Steeple

Historical Forms

  • claus' voc' Goldehorde 1451 Weld1
  • Goulthard 1842 TA


Gaulter Ctgs (SY 908792) [ˈgoultə], claus ' voc ' Goldehorde 1451Weld 1, Goulthred 1614, Goulthead p1795Mansel , Goulthard 1842TA , 'gold hoard, treasury', v. gold-hord, cf. Gaulter Gap in Kimmeridge par. supra ; the f.n. Goiter in Langton Mat. par. supra has the same origin.