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.

le Watergall

Field in the Parish of Hempsted

Historical Forms

  • le Watergall 1535 VE

Etymology

le Watergall 1535(v. wæter, dial. gall'barren spot in a field', cf.galla'sore')