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.

the Townegate

Field in the Parish of Brougham

Historical Forms

  • the Townegate 1523 SheriffAcct
  • - greene 1676 BrmUC

Etymology

the Townegate, -greene 1676(v. tūn, gata, grēne2)