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 þære port stræte

Field in the Parish of Dowdeswell

Historical Forms

  • to þære port stræte c.800 Dowd

Etymology

to þære port stræte c. 800(v. port2, strǣt, here the Cotswold Ridgeway)