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.

Manwood Pit

Early-attested site in the Parish of Brightwalton

Historical Forms

  • Manewod' 1261 Cl
  • Comon called Manne Woode 1557 RentSur


Manwood Pit, Manewod '1261 Cl (p), Comon called Manne Woode 1557RentSur , 'common wood', v. (ge)mǣne, wudu , identical with Manhood Hundred Sx 79, Man Wood Ess 495 and Manwood W 201.