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.

Toftgateway

Field in the Parish of Hemsby

Historical Forms

  • 1810 EA
  • Toftes 1198 FF
  • Toft 1280–9 ChNCP
  • Toftgate 1422 FB 1627 Glebe

Etymology

Toftgateway(Toftes 1198 FF, Toft 1280–9ChNCP; Toftgate 1422 FB, 1627 Glebe Terr; v. toft and gata, the final part ofthe west-east road running from the Martham parish boundary to the sea)