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.

Gatley Green

Other OS name in the Parish of Alderley

Historical Forms

  • Gatiler 1391 ChRR


, 1831 Bry , Gatiler 1391ChRR (p) , ' goat clearing ' , v. gāt , lēah , grēne 2 ; Gatiler is probably an error for Gatiley since a toponymical surname in -(i )er , ' man fromGatley ' , is not likely in this part of England at this date ( Fransson193 ) .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name