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.


Field in the Parish of Stokesby with Herringby

Historical Forms

  • Bisgate c.1220 Holme


Bisgate c. 1220 Holme('path past a copse of bushes', v. *(ge)bysce'thicket', gata)