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.

Bent Gates

Other OS name in the Parish of Thornton in Lonsdale

Historical Forms

  • Bendyeat 1625 PRClp


, Bendyeat 1625PRClp , possibly ME  bende in the sense ' a strengthening band ' , v. geat ' gate ' .