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.

Dimigate

Field in the Parish of Market Harborough

Historical Forms

  • 1842 Sale 1926 Sale
  • Demigard 1638 Terrier 1679 Terrier 1703 Terrier

Etymology

Dimigate 1842, 1926 (v. pece) (Demigard 1638, 1679, 1703, v. garðr; poss. with demming' a dam', but otherwise with dimming (v. Barrie Cox,' Dimmingsdale', A Commodity of Good Names : Essays in Honour of Margaret Gelling, 2008, 350 – 1)