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.

Sandy Lane

Other OS name in the Parish of Somerton, East and West

Historical Forms

  • fen road called Howgate 1343 Comp


, fen road called Howgate 1343Comp ; cf. Hoggit Moore 1680D &C Wills , Howgate Meer 1828EM ; v. haugr or hōh , gata , (ge)mǣre ' boundary, boundary road ' .