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.

Monks' Wood

Early-attested site in the Parish of Sawtry, All Saints and St Andrew, and St Judith

Historical Forms

  • le couert de Sautre apele Monkeswod a Moynes de Sautre 1219 For
  • boscus monachorum de Sautr' 1230 Cl
  • Monekeswode 1279 RH



Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Major Settlement