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.

ye Postgapp

Field in the Parish of Thistleton

Historical Forms

  • ye Postgapp 1633 Bru
  • The Post Way 1633 Bru

Etymology

ye Postgapp, The Post Way 1633(referring toSewstern Lane and its crossing of the county boundary at what is nowThistleton Gap, v. gappe, post-way)