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Survey of English Place-Names

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(Lr) Henwood, Henwood Copse, Henwood Hill (Copse)

Other OS name in the Parish of Symondsbury

Historical Forms

  • Hr Henwood, Middle Henwood & Yonder Henwood, Henwood, Henwood Hill & Henwood Md 1839 TA


, Hr Henwood , Middle Henwood & Yonder Henwood , Henwood , Henwood Hill & Henwood Md 1839TA , perhaps identical in origin with Henwood Co 97 which is Hennawode 1327 , ' hens' wood ' from henn ( gen . pl . - a ) and wudu .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name

Major Settlement