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.

Sowerby - Gate

Field in the Parish of Cliburn

Historical Forms

  • 1704 Terr
  • Soureby gate 1366 Clib

Etymology

Sowerby-Gate(Soureby gate 1366,'the road to Temple Sowerby ii, 124 supra, v.gata)