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.

Horsley Upright Gate

Early-attested site in the Parish of Calne

Historical Forms

  • Horslaperithe t.Ed1 Lacock t.Ed3 For 1331 Ipm
  • Horslepride Gate 1653 Survey


Horsley Upright Gate (1725 Act) is Horsliperith 1279, Horslaperythe t. Ed 1For , Horslaperithe t. Ed 1Lacock , t. Ed 3For , 1331 Ipm, Horslepride Gate 1653Survey . 'Stream (v. riþ ) by the horse slæp or slippery place.' Restored on the 6″ map as Horslepride Gate.