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.

Exeter Wood

Early-attested site in the Parish of Eastcotts

Etymology

This owes its name to the fact that one of the Cardington manors was in the hands of Lord Exeter's family from 1577– 1879 (VCH iii. 235).

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Major Settlement