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.

Snaylegate

Field in the Parish of Wolterton

Historical Forms

  • Snaylegate 1541 WAL

Etymology

Snaylegate 1541 ib(snægl, evidenced as a surname, v. Reaney s.n. Snail, and gata)