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.

Woodbury Copse

Other OS name in the Parish of Symondsbury


, cf. pasture grounds called Wood beries 1659SxAS , Lt Plant . in Woodburys , Bottom Woodburys , Gt Woodburys & Lt Woodburys ,Hr Woodburys & Lr Woodburys , Woodburys Md 1839TA , possibly ' wood hill ' from wudu and beorg , but perhaps a surname .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name

Major Settlement