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.

Wodeyate

Field in the Parish of Stoke Wake

Historical Forms

  • Wodeyate 1415 Seymer

Etymology

Wodeyate 1415(cf. John Bethewod 1327('by the wood'), v. wudu, geat'gate, gap').