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.

Sad Gill

Early-attested site in the Parish of Windermere

Historical Forms

  • Sattegyll 1297 Pat
  • Sategille 1323 Ipm
  • Sadgill 1345 ib
  • Satgill 1383 Pedw78


Sad Gill, Sattegyll 1297 Pat, Sategille 1323 Ipm, Sadgill 1345 ib, Satgill 1383Pedw 78. 'Ravine with a shieling', v. sǽtr , gil ; it is of the same origin as Sadgill (i, 161supra ). It is difficult to keep apart the spellings of the two names.

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name