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.

Lincolnshire Gate

Other OS name in the Parish of Pickworth


is marked on both the 2 ½ ″ and 6 ″ maps at the point where the road from Pickworth enters Lincs . It presumably recalls a former toll - gate in the turnpike system rather than being from Scand  gata ' a road ' .