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.

Gilsthwaite Bridge

Other OS name in the Parish of Hunsingore

Historical Forms

  • Gilset Close 1851 TA


, Gilset Close 1851TA ; the bridge carries Cattal Street across Gelsthorpe Gutter , so that the name probably represents an older Geleswath ' Geili's ford ' ( with the first el . as in Gelsthorpe 10supra ) , v. vað .