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.

Yokingsgate

Early-attested site in the Parish of Whitchurch

Historical Forms

  • Ʒokkynsʒatte, Yokkinsyatte 1401–2 Talbot
  • Yockynesyate, Yockenesyate 1411–12 ib
  • Ʒockenʒate 1417–18 ib
  • Yokings Gate 1833 OS 1841 TA

Etymology

Yokingsgate: Ʒokkynsʒatte , Yokkinsyatte 1401–2 Talbot, Yockynesyate , Yockenesyate 1411–12 ib, Ʒockenʒate 1417–18 ib, Yokings Gate 1833 OS, 1841TA . This was a grange of Blake Mere.

v. geat 'gate'. The first element may be a surname.

Places in the same Parish

Other OS name

Early-attested site