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.

Drench Yate

Field in the Parish of Church Pulverbatch

Historical Forms

  • Drench Yate 17th VCH
  • Drench Lane Gate 1756 SBL 89 SBL
  • Drenish Lane Gate c.1790 SBL

Etymology

Drench Yate 17th VCH, Drench Lane Gate 1756, 89 SBL 3496, 6581, Drenish Lane Gate c.1790SBL 6579(Gazetteer gives Drench Lane as an extant name)