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.

Dam Bridge, Dam Dike, Dam Lane

Other OS name in the Parish of Healaugh

Historical Forms

  • Dam Gate 1858 O.S.
  • Collokdam, Kollocdam 1323 MinAcct


, 1858O.S. , Dam Gate 1858 O.S., possibly identical with Collokdam ,Kollocdam 1323MinAcct , cf. also Kellok f.n. infra , probably e.ModE collok ' tub ' , and dammr , v. gata ' road ' .