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.

Lay Wd

Other OS name in the Parish of Woolland

Historical Forms

  • Leywood' 1545 Prideaux


, 1804Salkeld , Leywood '1545Prideaux , cf. Leyclose 1543ib , v. lēah ' wood, clearing in a wood ' .