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.

Ferrygate Lane

Other OS name in the Parish of Martham

Historical Forms

  • Ferergate 1292 Stowe


, Ferergate 1292Stowe ; cf. Martham ferie and Brodee 1390Acc Potter Heigham , Ferrygate Common 1725Glebe Terr , v. ferja ( from which feriere ' ferryman ' was derived ) and gata . The orig . ferry - boat has been replaced by a swing pontoon bridge .