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.

Ravensgate Hill

Early-attested site in the Parish of Charlton Kings

Historical Forms

  • Ravensyate 1605 Comm 1606 AOMB
  • Ravensgate 1606 ib


Ravensgate Hill, 1830 M, Ravensyate 1605Comm , 1606AOMB , Ravensgate 1606 ib. 'Hræfn's gate', from the OE  pers.n. Hræfn and geat.