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Survey of English Place-Names

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Bategarth

Field in the Parish of Burton by Lincoln

Historical Forms

  • Bategarth 1368 DCAcct 1381 DCAcct 1387 DCAcct 1393 DCAcct 1400 DCAcct 1409 DCAcct
  • gardinum vocat ' bategarth 1374 DCAcct
  • Bathgarth 1421 DCAcct

Etymology

Bategarth 1368, 1381, 13872, 1393, 1400, 1409, gardinum vocat' bategarth 1374, Bathgarth 1421(v. garðr; the first el. is the ME  pers.n./sumame Bate or its side-form Batt(e),hypocoristic forms of Bartholomew, cf. Reaney-Wilson, s.nn. Bate, Batt)