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.

The Gap

Other OS name in the Parish of Hemsby

Historical Forms

  • Bradegap 1281 NfD


, Bradegap 1281 NfD ( a gap in the sand dunes for access to the beach , v. brād , gap ) ; cf. Thomas atte Gap 1330SR .