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.

Portgate

Field in the Parish of Seaton

Historical Forms

  • Portgate Hy4 Rental

Etymology

Portgate Hy 4('the road to the(market) town', i.e. to Uppingham, v. port2, gata, cf. Portegate in Glaston f.ns.(b)and Above portway in Bisbrooke f.ns.(b))