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.

Woodall Headings

Field in the Parish of Ashby cum Fenby

Historical Forms

  • Woodall Headings 1577 Terrier 1435 Pat
  • Wooddall headinges 1601 Terrier
  • woodall headings 1664 Terrier
  • wooddale headings 1690 Terrier

Etymology

Woodall Headings 1577, Wooddall headinges 1601, woodall headings 1664, wooddale headings 1690(this is perhaps from the surn.Woodall; for headings v. PN L 2 14)