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.

Alstanegate

Field in the Parish of Hawerby cum Beesby

Historical Forms

  • Alstanegate eHy3 Alv
  • alstangate eHy3 Alv

Etymology

Alstanegate, alstangate eHy3(13)(v. gata; the firstel. is the OE  pers.n. Alstān, from Aldstān, Ælfstān or Æðelstān)