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.

Gartree Road

Other OS name in the Parish of Shangton

Historical Forms

  • Port(e)gate 1601 Terrier
  • Porgate 1606,1625 ib


, the Roman Via Devana ( v. Gartree Hundred supra ) is Port (e )gate 1601Terrier , Porgate 1606, 1625ib , v. port 2 , gata ; the highway to the market town of Leicester .