English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

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Goosegutter furlong

Field in the Parish of Hemsby

Historical Forms

  • 1810 EA
  • Gouis Gutter 1725 Glebe
  • Gois Gutter 1740 Glebe
  • Gooses Gutter 1760 Glebe

Etymology

Goosegutter furlong(Gouis Gutter 1725 Glebe Terr, Gois Gutter 1740 ib, Gooses Gutter 1760 ib; v. gōs, or possibly the pers.n., v. Reaneys.n. Goose, and gutter'watercourse' OED s.v.)